Logo: Hampshire Constabulary History Society
Logo: Hampshire Constabulary

Two new books now available

We are pleased to announce the publication of two new books.

Talks about the history of Hampshire Constabulary

Hampshire Constabulary History Society offers talks on its history

The Hampshire Constabulary History Society was formed in 1986.

Its aim is to foster interest in the history of the force and the old City and Borough Police Forces that once existed in the two counties.

The aims and objectives of this society are:

To develop interest in items of equipment, records and photographs, including uniform and accoutrements.

The items on view are only a small part of a much larger reserve collection of memorabilia and artefacts.

This month in history

01-01-19201920 - On 1 January, the principle of an eight hour tour of duty came into force as a result of the Desborough Committee review of policing after the police strikes of 1918 and 1919.
18-01-19341934 - The constabulary revamps its approach to detective work and introduces a 'special detective system' under the command of Detective Superintendent Osman.

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