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Nostalgia: 'Women porters are all very well, but women policemen - no'

Nostalgia: 'Women porters are all very well, but women policemen - no'

(20/02/18) Police Review article from 1918 illustrates reservations many had about female officers.

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(13/02/18) Sir Lawrence Byford obituary
1918 strikes: 'I rang Scotland Yard and told them there is likely to be trouble'

1918 strikes: 'I rang Scotland Yard and told them there is likely to be trouble'

(08/02/18) This year marks a century since the strike of the Metropolitan and London City Police – an event that changed policing in this country irrevocably. Police Oracle editor Martin Buhagiar looks back at the circumstances that led to a stand-off and dispute which, ultimately, gave the government of the day no choice but to concede.

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(23/01/18) Ex-officer and forensics ace marks 50 years with WMP (24/12/17) Museum seeking help to find officers missing on roll of honour (15/12/17) Police lock up residents for snow-related crimes (30/11/17) Chief Constable of Huddersfield vacancy attracts almost 50 applicants (21/11/17) Throwback Thursday for former officers who restore vintage Ford Escorts (13/11/17) Former Met commissioner dies (11/11/17) Retired officer writes book in memory of officers who died fighting for country (11/11/17) Extraordinary stories of gallant officers who served during the war (17/10/17) A Merseyside officer aboard a sinking vessel (01/10/17) September 29 - a special date for the Met (16/09/17) Force remembers inspector murdered 28 years ago (28/08/17) Ex IRA gunman turned informer who shot dead RUC man dies in Jamaica swimming pool (14/08/17) Retired chief constable owner of heirloom number plate (21/07/17) Thatcher's horror at suggestion Moors murderers could be released (07/07/17) Guard of honour for Chief Constable Alf Hitchcock (01/07/17) 999 celebrates 80 years as oldest emergency service in the world (15/06/17) Iconic photograph recreated as women in policing celebrated (22/05/17) PM defends asylum granted to Yvonne Fletcher murder suspect (16/05/17) National security cited in no-charge decision for Yvonne Fletcher murder suspect (03/05/17) Former GMP officer recognised for 52 years service (11/04/17) Detectives investigating Litvinenko murder were 'poisoned' (06/04/17) 'I won't give up trying to get justice for Yvonne' (02/04/17) Special constables killed in war remembered more than 75 years on (27/03/17) Commander collates 'extraordinary' tales of first ever urgent assistance calls (14/03/17) Orgreave campaigners stage protest outside Home Office
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