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  Metropolitan Police Service - History of the Metropolitan Police Service
A comprehensive history of the Metropolitan Police from 1829 to the present.
A short description of the evolution of policing from distant origins in Saxon times, the founding of the Metropolitan Police in the 19th century...
Read about the first days in the life of the Metropolitan Police Service, the salaries of the first officers, how the idea of the beat system was devised, the problems of discipline, and how the public regarded the new Metropolitan Police Service...
www.met.police.uk /history   (0 words)

  Police - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Police are also responsible for reporting minor offences by issuing citations which typically may result in the imposition of fines, particularly for violations of traffic law.
Local policing is usually conducted by the police departments at the county, city, township or village level and may range from one person offices (sometimes still called the town marshal) to the 40,000 men and women of the New York City Police Department.
Police organizations also must sometimes deal with the issue of police corruption which is often abetted by a code of silence that encourages unquestioning loyalty to one's comrades over the cause of justice and treating those who disagree with that stance with contempt like Frank Serpico.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Police   (3912 words)

 Metropolitan Police Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) (commonly referred to by its former official name of the Metropolitan Police, or colloquially as The Met) is the territorial police force in Greater London, England, with the exception of the square mile of the City of London, which has its own police force, the City of London Police.
The Metropolitan Police's headquarters are at New Scotland Yard in Westminster, commonly known as Scotland Yard.
The Metropolitan Police was the second official non-paramilitary police force in the world (after the City of Glasgow Police), and is generally regarded as the first to be organised on a modern civil police basis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Metropolitan_Police_Service   (1089 words)

 Victorian London Research - London Police Divisions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Marine Police were set up in 1798 to control the alarming rise in thefts from the quays and warehouses along the north bank of the Thames, between London Bridge and the Tower.
Records of Metropolitan Police pensioners who retired or resigned between 1852 and 1932 and who were granted or (after 1890) qualified for a police pension are to be found in class MEPO 21.
The PLA Police Force was organised on lines similar to the Metropolitan police force; within their own jurisdiction they had the same powers; there were both uniformed and plain clothes branches and the uniform was the same, differentiated only by the badge.
www.gendocs.demon.co.uk /police.html   (2806 words)

 Metropolitan Police Service - About the Met
The Metropolitan Police Service is famed around the world and has a unique place in the history of policing.
Founded by Sir Robert Peel in 1829, the original establishment of 1,000 officers policed a seven-mile radius from Charing Cross and a population of less than 2 million.
Today, the Metropolitan Police Service employs 31,141 officers, 13,661 police staff, 414 traffic wardens and 2,106 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), and, since the realignment of police boundaries in April 2000, it covers an area of 620 square miles and a population of 7.2million.
www.met.police.uk /about   (140 words)

 SPRING 3100   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
There was growing sentiment for a police force on the "London model," a paramilitary organization with uniforms and a chain of command, but the idea was resisted by those who feared that such a "standing army" would constitute a threat to the liberties of Americans.
Police officers served one- and two-year appointments and often at the pleasure of politicians.
In addition to policing a vast criminal underworld of street gangs, pickpockets, gamblers, prostitutes and even river pirates, the police department took on many other tasks of urban governance, including licensing steam boilers, inspecting tenement houses and cleaning streets, which they did from 1872 until a street cleaning department was formed in 1881.
www.ci.nyc.ny.us /html/nypd/html/3100/retro.html   (1746 words)

 Metropolitan Police Service - About the Metropolitan Police Website
Whilst the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) endeavours to ensure that the information on this website is correct, it is provided on an 'as is' basis, without warranties of any kind, and no warranty, express or implied, is given as to accuracy or completeness.
Information provided to the Metropolitan Police Service by users through the use of this website will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties unless we are required to do so by law.
The Metropolitan Police recruitment website is operated by an external company under contract to the Metropolitan Police Service recruitment branch, which is responsible for policy in that area.
www.met.police.uk /about/webinfo.htm   (0 words)

 Metropolitan Police Services in South Africa, 2002 - Gareth Newham, Themba Masuku and Lulama Gomomo
Policing consists of a wide range of heterogeneous tasks; the links between cause and effects in policing are poorly understood; many policing tasks have multiple aims and the final goals are too general to be of much use for the purpose of performance measurement.
The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police (JMPD) was launched in March 2001 and is therefore the second-oldest of the five metropolitan police departments.
Research on police patrols in the USA also revealed that officers rarely spend more than 25% of their working time on crime related activities, which was better than the amount spent 10 to 20 years previously, before the public's fear of crime began to escalate (Greene and Klockars, 1991).
www.csvr.org.za /papers/papnwhm7.htm   (11438 words)

 :: METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Thus the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) was born, with the aim of augmenting the work of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the municipal area of Johannesburg.
Metro Police officers are easy to spot in their new uniforms of blue shirts, brown trousers, fl leather boots and baseball caps sporting a JMPD badge.
The Metro Police Department is determined to end the culture of non-payment of fines and disregard of the law.
www.joburg.org.za /metro_police/police_faq.stm   (1729 words)

 urbanography - 1857 -The Police Riots in New York, by Gregory J. Christiano, Page 5
Among the several hundred businessmen who daily report to those commercial marts, an immense majority are on the side of the municipal liberty and right of the city, and opposed to the obnoxious law fastened upon this community and its industry by a reckless combination of Albany fl republican schemes.
There was rejoicing among the members of the First District police yesterday afternoon and evening in consequence of the decision of the Court of Appeals relative to the Police law.
They were all favorable to the Metropolitan law in that district; and they hardly knew how to express their delight when the news arrived.
urbanography.com /1857/police5.html   (542 words)

 Metropolitan Police Service - History of the Metropolitan Police Service
The second Metropolitan Police Act 1839 converted the River Thames force into the Thames Division, absorbed the Bow Street Foot Patrol and extended the Metropolitan Police District to a fifteen mile radius.
Records of Metropolitan Police pensioners who retired or resigned between 1852 and 1932 and who were granted or (after 1890) qualified for a police pension are to be found in class MEPO 21.
Records for the railway police of the various railway companies do not appear to be amongst the railway staff records held at the Public Record Office, but information about the numbers and organisation of railway police circa 1900 can be found in RAIL 527/1036.
www.met.police.uk /history/records.htm   (0 words)

 Ranks and Insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Honolulu Police Commission is made up of seven individuals appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
The six Assistant Chiefs are responsible for one of the six bureaus in the police department.
METROPOLITAN POLICE OFFICER II The MPO-II is an officer who acts as a supervisor in the absence of a sergeant.
www.honolulupd.org /main/rank.htm   (286 words)

 Metropolitan Police Service - About the Metropolitan Police - Our plans and performanc
The Policing London Strategy 2006-09 sets out the strategic intentions of the Metropolitan Police Service over this three-year period under the continued scrutiny of the Metropolitan Police Authority.
The annual report reviews the activity of the Metropolitan Police Service over the past year and details progress against targets that were set in the Policing Plan.
Following the creation of the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) in July 2000 the Metropolitan Police Service Annual Report is now published together with the annual report of the MPA.
www.met.police.uk /about/plans.htm   (0 words)

 The Metropolitan Police
In 1829 Peel's Metropolitan Police Act was passed by Wellington's government as a political compromise, the Act applying only to London.
The jurisdiction of the legislation was limited to the Metropolitan London area, excluding the City of London and provinces.
Despite the early successes of the Metropolitan police, the expansion of police forces to rural areas was gradual.
www.victorianweb.org /history/police.html   (1113 words)

 Metropolitan Police [Scotland Yard] - UK Intelligence Agencies
The task of organising and designing the "New Police" undertaken at 4 Whitehall Place, the back of which opened on to a courtyard which had been the site of a residence owned by the Kings of Scotland, known as "Scotland Yard".
The Metropolitan Police Service performs national functions, such as those in relation to the protection of royalty and countering terrorism in Great Britain.
The Metropolitan Police Service should not be confused with the City of London Police, which is a separate force responsible for policing The Square Mile in the City of London.
fas.org /irp/world/uk/mps   (692 words)

 Metro Transit Police Department
Metro Transit Police Officers have jurisdiction and arrest powers throughout the 1,500 square mile Transit Zone, that includes Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia for crimes that occur on or against Transit Authority facilities.
Metro Transit Police officer candidates are trained to the standards established for police in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
The patrol division of the Metro Transit Police is responsible for the day-to-day enforcing of laws in the Transit Zone.
www.wmata.com /about/mtpd.cfm   (310 words)

 Sonya Proctor Statement on Police Ethics and Integrity
The power of the police to fulfill their functions is dependent upon securing and maintaining community respect and approval, which includes obtaining the community's willingness to cooperate in the task of ensuring safety.
The extent to which the community will cooperate with the Metropolitan Police Department is dependent upon its respect for, and confidence in, the police.
The Metropolitan Police Department's integrity has been called into question by the recent events concerning individual cases of corruption which have resulted in an arrest and a continuing federal grand jury investigation.
www.dcwatch.com /police/971215.htm   (1168 words)

 Metropolitan Police Football Club Football website provided by non-league.org web ring
On the 6th July 1829, Sir Robert Peel formed the Metropolitan Police, the first organised Police Force in the world, with an office overlooking the Thames at Whitehall known as Scotland Yard, a name that has become famous throughout the world.
Ninety years later, in 1919, the Metropolitan Police Football Club was formed playing friendly matches until joining the Spartan League in 1928.
In 1971 the Blues were accepted into the Southern (Beazer Homes) League and played in Division South until 1977, under team manager Vic Rouse, the former Wales and Crystal Palace goalkeeper.
www.metropolitanpolicefc.non-league.org   (0 words)

 MPA: Issues - Morris Inquiry
The independent inquiry into professional standards and employment matters in the Metropolitan Police Service, commissioned by the Metropolitan Police Authority, was formally launched today.
"The Metropolitan Police Service is the shop window of British law enforcement agencies and its professional standards and workplace relationships must be a beacon for others to follow and a model of best practice.
“Integrity is fundamental if the police service is to have the confidence of the public and corruption and wrong-doing will not be tolerated, but internal investigations must be fair and be seen to be fair.
www.mpa.gov.uk /issues/morris   (629 words)

 Metropolitan Police Department main page
Memorandum of Agreement on the Use of Force between the Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Justice, June 13, 2001
Testimony of Charles H. Ramsey, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, to the DC City Council, Special Committee on Police Misconduct and Personnel Management, on complaint and disciplinary procedures, June 30, 1998
Metropolitan Police Department Milestones Report, presented to the DC Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority on October 22, 1997
www.dcwatch.com /police   (1596 words)

The Washington Metropolitan Police Reserve Corps was established in 1950 to assist the regular force and to be an integral part of the Department.
Members of the Metropolitan Police Reserve Corps are members of the Department that serve without compensation, and perform a variety of duties with, and in support of, the career police force.
No offer of voluntary services by any person shall be unlawfully rejected on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, source of income, place of residence or business, or any other basis of unlawful discrimination under the laws of the District of Columbia.
www.copscops.com /reserves.html   (866 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | London | Metropolitan Police protect logo
Some goods are already produced by the Metropolitan Police, such as a cuddly bear in uniform.
In a statement the MPA said: "The Metropolitan Police trademarks an extensive array of goods and services to protect and manage its intellectual property rights to the name and logo in appropriate categories.
The Metropolitan Police logo joins other trademarks already registered by the force in the UK, such as the Flying Squad and Vice Squad.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/england/london/4152722.stm   (257 words)

 Memorandum of Agreement, United States Department of Justice and the District of Columbia and the D.C. Metropolitan ...
The term "MPD" means the Chief of Police of the Department and all employees under his or her command.
The requested amendment shall permit the Chief of Police to determine the policy concerning the off-duty carrying of firearms by MPD officers while in the District of Columbia, including, but not limited to appropriate prohibitions regarding the carrying and or use of firearms in situations where an officer's performance may be impaired.
At the discretion of the Chief of Police or designee, any incident that may be investigated by chain of command district supervisors may be assigned for investigation to FIT or to chain of command supervisors from a district other that the district in which the incident occurred.
www.usdoj.gov /crt/split/documents/dcmoa.htm   (13426 words)

 Telegraph | News
The Metropolitan Police suffered another race-related embarrassment yesterday when it announced that it would not defend an employment tribunal claim of "racism and victimisation" by a leading fl officer.
Chief Insp Leroy Logan, who is chairman of the Metropolitan branch of the Black Police Association, is to receive a settlement likely to run to tens of thousands of pounds.
A joint statement issued by the Met and Mr Logan said the settlement acknowledged "that it is not in the public interest to defend the case of racism and victimisation".
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/11/14/nrace14.xml&sSheet=/news/2003/11/14/ixnewstop.html   (416 words)

 'One week anniversary' bombings appeal - Metropolitan Police Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Following the attacks, extra policing patrols were put in place across the capital, with officers from the MPS, City of London Police and British Transport Police providing visible reassurance, advice and support.
An Identification Commission was established, chaired by the Coroner and consisting of the Senior Police Identification Manager, a Pathologist, a Orthodontist, a Home Office representative and anyone else who the coroner wishes to sit on it.
As part of the UK's continuing close liaison with agencies across the world, a briefing was held for international members of the Police Working Group on Terrorism, together with London-based police liaison officers with whom the MPS has regular, established contact.
cms.met.police.uk /news/major_operational_announcements/terrorist_attacks/one_week_anniversary_bombings_appeal   (1250 words)

 Women's Police Volunteers (WPV)
The government had always opposed the idea of policewomen but with the outbreak of the First World War and large numbers of policemen joining the British Army, it was considered a good idea to have women volunteers to help run the service.
Impressed by the achievements of the WPS in Grantham, two of the women were made full members of the police force.
The WPS continued as a voluntary service but in February, 1920, five members, including Mary Allen, were charged with wearing uniforms too similar to that of the one worn by the Metropolitan Women Police Patrols.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /Wwps.htm   (757 words)

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