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Police uniforms and equipment in the United Kingdom have varied considerably from the .... The City of London Police are the last force to retain the duty band. A Hampshire ..... The archetypal British "bobby" walked his beat alone. Apart from ...

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Bobby or Bobbie may refer to: Contents. 1 People; 2 Dogs; 3 Films; 4 Music. 4.1 Songs. 5 Other uses; 6 See also. People[edit]. Bobby (given name), often a short  ...

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Dec 10, 2014 ... In creating London's Metropolitan Police (headquartered on a short ... they were referred to as “Peelers” or—more memorably—“Bobbies,” after ...

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Bobby: Bobby, slang term for a member of London's Metropolitan Police. The name is derived from that of Sir Robert Peel, who as home secretary established  ...

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In Britain today all policemen are commonly referred to as 'Bobbies'! ... However, London was sadly lacking in any form of protective presence and crime ...

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London Bobby. The first thing approaching a police force arrived in the seventeenth century during the reign of Charles II. They were nicknamed " Charlies".

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Mar 23, 2017 ... London's Metropolitan Police carried out some 3300 deployments involving firearms ... London's Unarmed Bobbies Manage to Keep the Peace.

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May 9, 2018 ... The date for the beginning of the police in Britain is often given as 1829, when the Metropolitan Police first took to the streets of London.

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London Policemen often referred to as 'Bobbies' as well as 'Coppers' were first introduced to London in 1829. The Metropolitan Police service covers the ...