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The Victorian Policeman : Shire Library - Simon Patrick Dell

The Victorian Policeman

Shire Library

Paperback Published: 1st April 2004
ISBN: 9780747805915
Number Of Pages: 40

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As Queen Victoria's reign commenced the old watchmen were still patrolling the streets and Bow Street Runners were still investigating crime in London; the counties and boroughs were being policed by their own unpaid parish constables. This book details the demise of the old policing systems and the development of Sir Robert Peel's 'New Police', or 'Peelers', their uniform, weapons, pay, working conditions and responsibilities. About the author Simon Dell is a long-serving police officer in the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary and is a member of the Police History Society.

ISBN: 9780747805915
ISBN-10: 0747805911
Series: Shire Library
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.2  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.1