This website is based on the archives of Gloucestershire Police. Here you can browse through photos, memories, stories and historical information related to the subject.
The archive is maintained by a group of volunteers who attend various events. We’re always interested in new recruits, so if you’re interested please contact us.
Contributing to the site
You can add a comment about anything on the website by clicking on the ‘Add a comment’ link at the bottom of each page. You can also submit your own photos, stories or information to the site by using our contribution form.
You may also find further information at the Tetbury Police Museum as they hold some of the Gloucestershire Police archives.
Tetbury Police Museum & Courtroom
Discover the history of crime and detection in Gloucestershire FREE ADMISSION OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY 10AM-3PM
The Victorian Police Station and Courthouse house the Town Council’s administration offices, with the original Police office and cells containing a most interesting and not to be missed array of exhibits and memorabilia primarily dedicated to the history of the Gloucestershire Constabulary and also the social history of Tetbury. The museum which is well worth a visit as it includes the world renowned Alex Nichols collection of Handcuffs and Restraints, and on the first floor a complete magistrates court with a display using models and depicting a hearing, as it would have been in the late 1940’s or early 1950’s. Visitors can also enjoy other audio-visual displays, children’s quizzes and a trail.
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