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Cleaves Illustrated Metropolitan Police Act, 1839

Photos of Victorian London...Gypsies

East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recreation is murder’.

Uniform of a 'Peeler' - the first British police force created by Sir Robert Peel in 1829

Sir Robert Peel 1788-1850 English politician became a Conservative MP Home Secretary and Prime Minister in 1841-46. He is remembered chiefly today for founding the Metropolitan Police Force to combat crime in London, For many years poiicemen were nicknamed Bobbies after him. Wczesny wygląd munduru.

Police work in the East End

Manchester City Police 1880s by Greater Manchester Police

2009 15 year-old Alyssa Bustamante lured 9 year-old Elizabeth Olten into woods, where she used a knife to slash the girls throat and wrists, she then strangled her. Alyssa disposed of Elizabeth's body in a pre-dug grave. She told police she wanted to know what it felt like to kill. In her diary she wrote, "It was ahmazing. As soon as you get over the 'ohmygawd I can't do this' feeling, it's pretty enjoyable. I gotta go to church now...lol." She was sentenced to life in Feb 2012.

Metropolitan Police ambulance, c 1885

Four policeman from Nottingham, England 1890s.

Manchester City Police peelers parade in the yard of the city's Albert Street Police Staion in the 1850s. Early police officers wore top hats and frock coats to allay public fears that the new forces were part of the military. To find out more about Greater Manchester Police please visit our website. http://www.gmpmuseum.com

Robert Peel's Act was passed, to establish a new police force in London and its suburbs, on this day 19th June, 1829. They were known as Peelers and then Bobbies, derived from his surname and Christian name respectively

An Italian nurse killed as many as 38 patients because she thought they — and their visiting families — were annoying, police said.

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Bethnal Green police station, c 1905

1876 Street Life in Victorian London. While this is definitely later than SIS, I like this image because it's how I imagine the other Bobbies Thaddeus works with.

I reference Paternoster in SIS. Lodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, c1900. Many of the poorest people had to sleep in such overcrowded common houses for about 6d per night.

Image: Newspaper article about 'Jack the Ripper', 1888

Equiano later fought in the Seven Years War as an able seaman in the British Navy, worked for a Montserrat-based Quaker travelling throughout the Caribbean, bought his freedom and worked as a hairdresser in London. He became the defender of black interests, trying to prevent people from being kidnapped and sold into slavery and sometimes working with other black Londoners known as "The Sons of Africa".

Crimes reported in the Illustrated Police News, 1870