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  Wikipedia: Scotland Yard
New Scotland Yard -- often referred to as simply Scotland Yard -- is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, responsible for policing Greater London (although not the City of London itself).
New Scotland Yard is located at Broadway in Westminster, about 200 yards away from the Houses of Parliament.
The original Scotland Yard was taken over by the British Army and became an Army recruiting office and Royal Military Police headquarters.
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 Scotland Yard - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Scotland Yard headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police.
New and separate headquarters for the Metropolitan Police were built in 1890 along the Thames embankment and were referred to as New Scotland Yard.
Scotland Yard chooses Open Text's collaborative intranet to more effectively fight crime; Livelink and BASIS will save Scotland Yard $2.4 million over five years.
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 Scotland Yard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Scotland Yard occupies a 20-story office block along Broadway and Victoria Street in Westminster, about 450 metres away from the Houses of Parliament.
Scotland Yard was founded along with the Metropolitan Police by Sir Robert Peel, with the help of Francois-Eugene Vidocq.
Scotland Yard has become internationally famous as a symbol of policing and detectives from Scotland Yard feature in many works of crime fiction.
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 Jamaica Gleaner - Safe with 'Scotland Yard' - Sunday | December 5, 2004
It was the 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence, a teenager of Jamaican parentage, that brought to the fore, concern regarding the attitudes of the Metropolitan Police Service (widely known as New Scotland Yard police, from the name of their headquarters).
Scotland Yard was severely criticised for its slow and insensitive response to the murder.
The success of Operation Trident, he pointed out, was due, in large measure, to the trust established between New Scotland Yard personnel and the targeted communities which, he argued, belied the earlier charges of hostility between the two sides.
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 MH: fan of 70's comics - Here's another...
The building leading from the courtyard called Scotland Yard which in mediaeval times had been the entranceway to the palace of visiting Scottish royalty was first used for law enforcement after Sir Robert Peel’s 1827 reform of the London Metropolitan Police.
In 1890 New Scotland Yard was opened on the Thames Embankment site which had once been intended as a royal opera house.
The detectives of Scotland Yard remained baffled at the end of their investigations and the corpse and motives behind it were never satisfactorily explained.
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The new building was adjacent to the Public Carriage Office where a Commissioner was already responsible for the licensing of taxi cabs.
It is said that the Kings of Scotland had part of Whitehall Palace there for their use when they visited London, and this is said to be the origin of the street name "Great Scotland Yard".
the new building was faced with granite quarried by prisoners on Dartmoor, and a female body, the victim of an unsolved murder, was found in the basement of the building, which became known as New Scotland Yard.
www.historybytheyard.co.uk /scotland_yard.htm   (435 words)

 New Scotland Yard in Westminster - London - UK Attraction
New Scotland Yard is probably the most famous police station in the world and certainly the most famous in Britain.
The modern 'yard' takes its name from the location of the original building on Great Scotland Yard which is a small street close to Whitehall.
The 'yard' is open to the public and has some interesting displays and exhibits with regard to London policing.
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 Scotland Yard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
:''Alternative meanings: Scotland Yard (band), Scotland Yard (board game) New Scotland Yard, London New Scotland Yard, often referred to as simply Scotland Yard or The Yard, is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service, responsible for policing Greater London (although not the City of London itself).
(Source: http://www.scotlandyard.police.uk/history/definition.htmp7) The original Scotland Yard was taken over by the British Army and became an Army recruiting office and Royal Military Police headquarters.
The first New Scotland Yard is now called the Norman Shaw Building and part of it is still used as a police station (Cannon Row) for the Westminster area.
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 A Greenhouse in the Yard
Next time a television news reporter stands in front of the revolving New Scotland Yard sign look carefully over his shoulder and recognise a multi-storey greenhouse.
Until forensic scientists adopted the technique of vacuum sealing the officers of Scotland Yard's Drug Squad took pride in preserving the evidence.
A whole new jargon arrived so that spraying for greenfly became "tampering with the evidence", when teams went to search greenhouses they went to "dig up evidence" and puns based on "planting" were too numerous to mention.
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 New Statesman - I checked my bag for old grass before my visit to New Scotland Yard
A colleague asked if I would like to join an exclusive tour around the "Black Museum" at New Scotland Yard, and the word "yes" fell from my lips, despite my being in the dark as to what a "fl" museum was.
On Wednesday morning, I shuffled into the Victorian-styled Crime Museum at New Scotland Yard, along with half a dozen other lucky "guests".
However, if you encounter posts which are offensive please let us know by using the 'report this comment' facility or by emailing comments@newstatesman.co.uk and we will take swift action where necessary.
www.newstatesman.com /200112030048   (762 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | London | Rose is a thorn in side of crime
A crime fighting rose named New Scotland Yard is to be unveiled at this year's Chelsea Flower show.
Met Commissioner Sir John Stevens said: "Naming a rose after New Scotland Yard is a wonderful way to mark this historic year for the Metropolitan Police Service.
A donation from the sale of each New Scotland Yard rose will be made to the Safer London Foundation, a charity that supports crime reduction work.
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 Q&A on the News | www.azstarnet.com ®
As explained in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Scotland Yard was so named because it stood on the site of a medieval palace that had housed Scottish royalty when they visited London.
By the late 19th century, the London police headquarters at Scotland Yard had grown increasingly overcrowded, so in 1890 a new headquarters building was completed on the Thames Embankment and named New Scotland Yard.
In 1967, the headquarters was moved to a new building at 10 Broadway, also called New Scotland Yard.
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 London New Scotland Yard - london information from 4london.info
Why the name 'new scotland yard' when it is the home of london's police force?
This building opened on to a courtyard which had been the site of a residence owned by the Kings of Scotland, known as "Scotland Yard".
The headquarters was moved in 1890 to premises on the Victoria Embankment, which became known as "New Scotland Yard." Then, in 1967, a further move took place to a larger, modern and rather uninspiring headquarters near St James's Park, which is also known as "New Scotland Yard".
www.4london.info /londonnewscotlandyard.htm   (192 words)

 Scotland Yard — Infoplease.com
British worm suspect seized by Scotland Yard and FBI.
On the record.(NEWS)(New Scotland Yard's former head of economic crime-Commander David Johnston at Anti-Money Laundering Conference)(Conference......
When Michael Vickers received a call at the Ashmolean Museum from Scotland Yard, he little guessed that it was the start of a long......
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 BBC - Radio Five Live - Inside Scotland Yard
With unique access, Five Live spent a day inside New Scotland Yard, talking to senior officers about organised crime, people trafficking, the threat of terrorism and the host of other issues facing the police in modern Britain.
The Scotland Yard detective leading the operation against organised immigration related crime in the capital -  code-named Operation Maxim - has told Radio Five Live the trade in counterfeit-passports is operating on an uncontrollable scale, and people trafficking has created a 21st century slave-trade.
However, the scale of this new crime phenomenon - and frank concerns of officers in the field - will fuel the sensitive debate about the security of Britain's borders, and could also magnify worries about the far right's ability to tap into public fears.
www.bbc.co.uk /fivelive/news/scotland_yard.shtml   (1224 words)

 New Scotland Yard - Wikipedia
Das als „New Scotland Yard“ bezeichnete Hauptquartier liegt heute in einer Seitenstraße der Victoria Street im Londoner Stadtteil City of Westminster unweit des Palace of Westminster.
Der originale Scotland Yard wurde von der British Army übernommen und wurde ein Rekrutierungsbüro und Hauptquartier der Militärpolizei.
Gegründet wurde Scotland Yard 1829 vom damaligen Innenminister Robert Peel, um eine vollkommen neue, schlagkräftige Polizeitruppe aufzubauen.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Scotland_Yard   (415 words)

 Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Dr. Anderson at New Scotland Yard: An 1892 Interview Rediscovered
These telephones and speaking tubes, by the way, give quite an impressive air to the bureau, which, in other respects, with its nicely padded "confessional" chairs, as they might be called, reminds one of a fashionable solicitor's private consultation room, where fair clients confess their sins before seeking divorce.
Under the new system, as the chief explains, these photographs, which now number nearly 50,000, and show in each case the full face, profile, and both hands of the prisoner ­ are classified according to complexion, age, and height.
Dissertations: From Dublin Castle to Scotland Yard: Robert Anderson and...
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 New Scotland Yard TV Show - New Scotland Yard Television Show - TV.com
New Scotland Yard TV Show - New Scotland Yard Television Show - TV.com
This police drama series from LWT showcased the activities of two officers from the Criminal Investigations Department in Metropolitan police force headquarters at New Scotland Yard, as they dealt with the assorted villains of the day.
Tell the world what you think of New Scotland Yard, write a review for this show.
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 BBC - Action Network - Violent Crime Unit New Scotland Yard
I would be less uneasy with these new powers if, at the same time, our government was to introduce legislation that would seek to respect and protect the rights of both parents to have a continuing and meaningful relationship with their children following family break-up.
These new powers will only lead to an increase in the number of fathers who lose contact with their children and to an acceleration of the timescale in which this fatherlessness occurs.
The horrendous effects of fatherlessness are being felt by the whole of society.
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 Metropolitan Police Authority receives report into New Scotland Yard continuity issues
The UK Metropolitan Police Authority has received a report into the circumstances surrounding the major power failure that affected New Scotland Yard and the Victoria area of London on 4th June, after expressing its concern over the Metropolitan Police's resilience to major infrastructure problems.
The Authority had been extremely disturbed that the efficiency of the service provided to Londoners was jeopardised when the Yard's backup electrical system failed, although the emergency 999 service and the police radio system were effectively maintained by being switched to local station systems.
Toby Harris, MPA chair, said: "It is essential that a backup should take over when the mains system fails and we wanted to be reassured that it would operate effectively if the need arose in the future.
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Try as hard as it could, Scotland Yard was unable to prove the identity of that most nefarious criminal, Jack the Ripper, whose grisly deeds terrorized London from 1888 to 1891.
Recently, New Scotland Yard chose a collaborative intranet-based solution to improve access to and management of case files.
According to Alison Rix, project manager with the service's Records Management Branch, the first phase of the project will be to develop an in-depth index of all the case papers held on file, currently only referenced and searchable by such basic information as the names of the people involved and the type of crime.
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 Metropolitan Police [Scotland Yard] - UK Intelligence Agencies
The task of organising and designing the "New Police" undertaken at 4 Whitehall Place.
The back of this location opened on to a courtyard which, as a popular anecdote would have it, had once been the site of a residence owned by the Kings of Scotland (or, alternatively, a Scottish Embassy), and was therefore known as "Scotland Yard".
These headquarters were removed in 1890 to premises on the Victoria Embankment known as "New Scotland Yard." In 1967 further removal took place to a larger and more modern headquarters building at Broadway, S.W.1, which is also known as "New Scotland Yard".
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 deseretnews.com | A terse e-mail, a trans-Atlantic alarm, and a chilling dread re-emerges
Chertoff had just, for the first time in the 5-year-old antiterror campaign, declared a red alert, the highest threat level — in this case for flights from Britain.
Stranded passengers wandered from counter to counter, sprawled exhausted on their luggage, or unpacked and repacked their bags to comply with the new rules.
Thursday, time zone by time zone as most of America slept, the federal Transportation Security Administration began imposing strict new controls on air passengers: Americans could carry bags onto aircraft, but no liquids or gels, not even toothpaste.
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 New Scotland Yard on DigiLondon - The London visitor resource
New Scotland Yard on DigiLondon - The London visitor resource
Part of it is used as a police Territorial Support Group station.
DigiLondon is not affiliated to Google but is an Amazon Associate.
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 Concerns expressed over New Scotland Yard continuity planning
Harris said: "The power failure at New Scotland Yard, whilst the result of external problems, is of extreme concern to the MPA and calls into question the Met's resilience to major infrastructure problems.
There are some very basic questions to be answered and assurances to be sought concerning future resilience.
It is fundamental that a backup should come into action when the mains system fails and we want to be reassured that it will operate effectively in future.
www.continuitycentral.com /news0291.htm   (227 words)

 AllRefer.com - Scotland Yard (Foreign Government Agencies) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Scotland Yard (Foreign Government Agencies) - Encyclopedia
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More articles from AllRefer Reference on Scotland Yard
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 Metropolitan Police Service - History of the Metropolitan Police Service
This red and white brick Victorian Gothic building designed by Norman Shaw was located on Victoria Embankment, SW1 adjacent to Cannon Row police station and built specifically to be the new Police Headquarters.
The Norman Shaw Building of New Scotland Yard on the Embankment
The building was the site of the unsolved Whitehall Mystery (1888) when a woman's torso was concealed in the cellar by night as the building work was in progress.
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 World of Roses New Scotland Yard New Scotland Yard
World of Roses New Scotland Yard New Scotland Yard
New Scotland Yard - A Safer London Foundation
Named by the Metropolitan Police Service who are celebrating their 175th anniversary in 2004 to raise funds for the "Safer London Foundation", a charity which has been established to help people avoid becoming criminalised as a result of their environment. It provides training and support for those who are vulnerable.
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