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  HO73/4; this report 1836 establishing an efficient Constabulary Force in England and Wales shows that the police often used unorthodox, even unlawful, methods to deal with people they suspected of being likely to commit a crime.
 
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  In these documents, look for ways in which the new police were finding their way, dealing with crime and the public.
In Source 3, what was the Chief Constable of Chester doing? Was it legal?
 
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