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Title: Interesting Finds at the London Police Museum


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Interesting Finds at the London Police Museum
  • Presidential Marylebone Mayfair

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  • Turning yourself in at a police station can be a
    fun, interesting, and enriching experience??IF
    the police station you are referring to is the
    London Police Museum.
  • This fascinating museum stands in what used to
    be the old police station at Wood Street. It is
    just a short distance from Presidential
    Marylebone Mayfair.
  • You will find the museum interesting to explore.
    It gives captivating details about the City of
    London Police. It touches on the organizations
    history and gives exciting accounts about the
    notorious villains and criminals that the police
    have encountered.

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Background
  • The City of London is the countrys financial
    center. It is a separate entity and has its own
    police force that functions independently from
    the Metropolitan Police.
  • Guarding the UK financial center requires the
    members of Londons police force to be experts on
    financial crimes. The organizations long
    history, however, has made each member of the
    force well-versed in different types of crime.
  • The City Police is given the mission of guarding
    the Square Mile. It is responsible for the safety
    of the 320,000 workers and 9,000 residents that
    dwell in the city. It is tasked with protecting
    Londons historical landmarks.

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Location
  • You will find the museum in Wood Street??not
    far from the historic Guildhall. The museum
    occupies just one room. However, the room is
    filled with historic artifacts and notable
    memorabilia.
  • Tourists are often amazed that this one room
    contains so many interesting memorabilia. The
    collection is so extensive that you can spend
    hours going over the mementoes that the museum
    has managed to preserve.

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Exhibits
  • What memorabilia can you expect to find in the
    museum?
  • The museum has a collection of police uniforms
    dating back from 1829 to the present. If you have
    your kids with you, they will be amazed to see a
    Top Hat that is so tough that a person can use it
    to stand on so he can look over the wall.
  • You will also see a complete collection of
    weapons used by criminals and policemen. There is
    even a display of the rock sock, a weapon every
    one can make by filling an oversized sock with
    rocks and closing the open end.
  • If you are a fan of Doctor Who, you will be
    amused to find that the museums exhibit on
    communication includes the citys very first call
    box.

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  • Crime enthusiasts will be thrilled by the
    museums exhibit on murders. The collection
    includes paraphernalia detailing police
    investigations on the murders committed by the
    notorious Jack the Ripper.
  • The museum also has rich information about the
    Hounds ditch murders that took place during the
    early 1900s. The murders are believed to have
    triggered the well-known siege of Sidney Street.
  • You will find a wealth of other interesting
    places to visit in London. You can opt to stay
    in Self Catering Apartments London to make your
    visit more comfortable and convenient.
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