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Essex police force – the beginnings

For this week’s historical feature, Margaret Mills took us back to the 1840’s and the early days in the formation of the Essex police force.

Interestingly she revealed that many early police recruits came from the military, or were former farm labourers or shop assistants, but many failed to stay the course, often through drunkenness or  associations with undesirable females!

Listen here to what Margaret had to say on this subject: –

I look forward to seeing you again next week,
Scott

 

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Essex police force – the beginnings

For this week’s historical feature, Margaret Mills took us back to the 1840’s and the early days in the formation of the Essex police force.

Interestingly she revealed that many early police recruits came from the military, or were former farm labourers or shop assistants, but many failed to stay the course, often through drunkenness or  associations with undesirable females!

Listen here to what Margaret had to say on this subject: –

I look forward to seeing you again next week,
Scott

 

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Essex police force – the beginnings

For this week’s historical feature, Margaret Mills took us back to the 1840’s and the early days in the formation of the Essex police force.

Interestingly she revealed that many early police recruits came from the military, or were former farm labourers or shop assistants, but many failed to stay the course, often through drunkenness or  associations with undesirable females!

Listen here to what Margaret had to say on this subject: –

I look forward to seeing you again next week,
Scott

 

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Essex police force – the beginnings

For this week’s historical feature, Margaret Mills took us back to the 1840’s and the early days in the formation of the Essex police force.

Interestingly she revealed that many early police recruits came from the military, or were former farm labourers or shop assistants, but many failed to stay the course, often through drunkenness or  associations with undesirable females!

Listen here to what Margaret had to say on this subject: –

I look forward to seeing you again next week,
Scott

 

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