Aspects of the history and structure of Leicestershire Constabulary, 1839–1890
thesisposted on 17.05.2018 by David M. Jones
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This thesis is concerned with the factors which led to the creation of the Leicestershire County Police Force in 1839 and its early history and covers the period up to 1890. It examines the social and political considerations in policing, the position of police officers as a group and their role within the local community. The thesis follows the command structure which was instituted in the county and the division of responsibility between the Chief Constable and the Police Committee in Leicestershire, which was one of the first eight counties in England to establish a police force. [Continues.]
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