Police Department

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Police Department

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Description area

Dates of existence

1944 - 1995

History

It was decided in 1866 to abolish the old Police Force dating from 1834 and a Law was passed in 1867 (Law 8 of 1867) established the new and improved Police or Constabulary Force. This Law and Laws made subsequently in connection with the Force were consolidated and amended in 1935 by the Jamaica Constabulary Force Law. Chapter 129.

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Authority record identifier

1B/7/1

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Final

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Partial

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