The 'bobby on the beat'
The 'bobby on the beat' has long been the public ideal of policing. The highly visible presence of a uniformed officer guarding the streets offered constant reassurance and the regular patrols were perceived as preventing vandalism and disorder by juveniles, street prostitutes and drunks. However, beat policing is extremely manpower-intensive, and providing full geographical coverage, especially in the scattered outlying Sections, soon proved impossible. Commissioner Sir Harold Scott…
Metropolitan Police Constable 649 'A' Tony Phillips, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London, SW1, UK, Mid 1960's
Police Constable 649 'A' Tony Phillips, Victoria Embankment, opposite Scotland Yard, London, Circa Mid 1960's. Constable Phillips was attached to one of London's more famous police stations, Cannon Row (AD), 'Alpha Delta'. This picture exemplifies the standards of dress and overall public expectations required of a London police officer during this period. Note, no guns or weighted down equipment belts, kevlar jackets, stab proof vests, machine guns or tasers that we see carried by today's…
Your London Photos -- National Geographic
England's capital is packed with picturesque spots, from the top of St. Paul's Cathedral to the interior of an Underground station. Have a look at photos taken by National Geographic fans.
20 Incredible London Landmarks For Your Bucket List
Double-decker buses, Buckingham Palace and London Bridge, London landmarks are straight of a Monopoly board. With so many landmarks in London to see, it can be exciting and overwhelming. England's dynamic capital is jam-packed with historical and modern-day attractions, from churches and cathedrals to castles and mansions to theatres, museums, quirky streets and markets. Although there are plenty of places in England to tick off your bucket list, London is such a big city with so many…
5 Things You Didn't Know You Can Find Inside the Buckingham Palace
Even though everyone knows or has ever heard about the amazing Buckingham Palace in London, there are still around 756 spaces that remain a mistery for the public.
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