25: Uniform
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11M ago
We explain the subtle differences in Officers' uniform that signify rank and awarded medals.  ..read more
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24: The Force Control Room
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by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
In 1997 a central information room was built to make force communications much more efficient.  ..read more
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23: Communications
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by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
Advancements in technology have revolutionised Police communication ..read more
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22: Southend-On-Sea Borough Constabulary
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by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
Did you know Southend-On-Sea used to have it's own police force? Hear about the origins of the Force and find out why it no longer exists ..read more
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20: Bonus: Women In Policing - Adventures of a Rookie
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by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
Hear a letter from a rookie Women Police Constable (WPC) to her parents, describing the day to day life of a trainee.  ..read more
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19: Women In Policing
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by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
We take a look at the first women constables in Essex and hear the differences in men's and women's roles.  ..read more
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17: Bonus: Zeppelin Crash - SC Nicholls' Account
Essex Police Museum
by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
Hear Special Constable Edgar Nicholls' account of the L33 zeppelin crash near Little Wigborough ..read more
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15: The Beginnings of the Special Constabulary
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by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
Hear how World War I led to the start of the Special Constabulary, a section that's still in use today ..read more
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14: Policing During The Wars
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by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
Policing in Essex was changed dramatically by both World Wars ..read more
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13: The Murder of PC Gutteridge
Essex Police Museum
by Essex Police Museum
11M ago
Hear how forensic ballistic evidence was used to convict the murderers of PC Gutteridge in 1927. Interestingly one of the perpetrators, Frederick Browne, protested his innocence even at the very end and modern-day analysis can only conclusively put his co-defendant, William Kennedy, at the scene. The case was featured in an episode of the BBC's Murder, Mystery and My Family with the conviction upheld ..read more
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