Point Duty

As well as directing and stopping traffic

Gloucester Cross 1919 with police officer directing traffic. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9172)
Photograph from Wendy Jordan
Gloucester Cross 1919 with police officer directing traffic. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9171)
Photograph from Wendy Jordan
Police officer on point duty in white coat early 1930s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2632)
Police Officer stopping a car October 1935 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6937)
Officer on point duty Clarence St Cheltenham in 1936. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2626)
Story about a Superintendent directing traffic April 1937 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10285)
Point duty King Street Stroud. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2232)
Police Constable Norman Stevens coming off 'Point Duty' at Stroud, showing unnamed boy (an evacuee from London) who regularly watched policemen doing this duty. Dated 1946. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 965)
Police officer in King Street Stroud (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9882)
Police constable on point-duty, Town Time, Stroud. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1917)
From The Echo, June 6th 1950 Point duty concession. Police Constable HH Goold a Cheltenham police officer on duty at the junction of Winchcombe Street and Albion Street yesterday. The uniform regulations were relaxed by the Chief Constable because of the heat and other police officers on duty were also able to doff their tunics. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7703)
Town Time (top of Gloucester Street) Stroud, 1950s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1914)
King Street Stroud 1950s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1914)
Police Constable Neville Dowson on point duty in Stroud around 1953. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 8163)
Police manning a census check point 1950s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2558)
Road accident at Maisemore in the early 1950s with an unidentified police officer directing traffic. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1671-1)
Police Officer doing point duty Stroud 1962 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10249)
Officers in Cheltenham directing traffic at the junction of High Street and Pittville Street thought to be 1960s(Gloucestershire Police Archive URN 10465)
Directing traffic in Cheltenham. The roundabout contains the fountain that is on Boots Corner. Dodwells is in the space now occupied by Starbucks and Manns jewellers. The gap between the shops in the top right hand part of the photograph is Post Office Lane. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10464)
Policewoman on point duty in Stroud. Thought to be Woman Police Constable Mary Organ (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2473)
Photograph from an old negative
Police Constable Chris Phillips on point duty at the junction of High Street and Pitville Street Cheltenham. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2126)
Photograph from Pete Kilbey
Road check at the Air Baloon Roundabout Birdlip. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 698)
Being stopped by the police in a 1949 Austin J 40 for pedalling without due care and attention. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2540)
Photograph from Bee Bailey
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