Special Constables

Winchcombe and District Special Constables - also shows unnamed Regular Superintendent , Police Sergeant and Police Constable March 1919. This is suspected of being the earliest photo of Specials in Gloucestershire. It shows the Winchcombe Section in March 1919, sat front centre is Deputy Chief Constable Hopkins, sat far left is Police Sergeant O'Rourke, and sat far right is Police Constable Ford. During WWI the men were only issued with a lapel badge, duty armlet, a whistle and staff (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 94)
Chief Constable Henn and Special constabulary motor cycle squad 1940. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1479)
Wartime Special Constables stationed at Coombe Hill. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1636)
War-time Special Constabulary contingent thought to be at Bourton on the Water. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1692)
Cheltenham Special Constables around 1946. Showing (centre seated) Superintendent A. Hopkins and (front standing row extreme right) Inspector J Hallam. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 718)
Special Constabulary and Police War Reserves 1948. Front Row second left - Police Constable W. Fardon; second from right Police Constable Eddie Wakefield. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1239)
Kings Stanley/ Leonard Stanley/ Frocester Special Constabulary. Back row: Special Constables Perry, Eaton, Jenner, Priestley, Wathen, Lawrence, Casson, Patrick, Howell, Chudleigh, Front row : Special Constables Howard, Weakford, Pullin, Special Sergeant Cutis-Heyward, Special Superintendent Limbrick, Superintendent Williams, Special Inspector Bendall, Police Sergeant Webber, Special Constables Price, King, Smith. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 160)
Special Constables parade at Gloucester. Inspecting officer chief Constable Brian Weigh talking to Special Police Sergeant Iris Wrigglesworth early 1970's her husband Gordon Wrigglesworth was a special Chief Inspector. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1840-2)
Chief Constable L. Soper inspects B Division (Gloucester Special Constabulary and Volunteer Cadets at their parade at Gloucester Cathedral. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 410)
Briefing of Special Constabulary. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2100)
Stroud Special Constabulary who won the Chief Constable's cup in the inter-divisional quiz for 1986. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 491)
Special Constables Peters and Stewart on patrol 1993. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1475)
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