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HO73/3, instructions for the Liverpool
constabulary. This is an extract from the document setting up the
Liverpool Police in 1836 and describing how it will operate. Note
that it includes the "Fire Police", later the Fire Brigade.
"Calling the hours" was what the old watchmen did; the new
police need to be told that they are not doing the same job.
In these documents from five different
parts of England, look for: attitudes towards the Metropolitan
Police; attitudes towards the old, local constables; attitudes
towards setting up local police on Metropolitan lines.
Source 5: how many police were considered necessary for Liverpool,
a port-city of a half a million people? How easy would it be
for the new police constables to stick to the rules laid out
Put some of the evidence you have
found from these Sources on to your Gallery Worksheet.