Fonds 1B/7/1 - Police Department

Identity area

Reference code

JM JARD 1B/7/1

Title

Police Department

Date(s)

  • 1944 - 1995 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

93 textual records

Context area

Name of creator

(1944 - 1995)

Administrative 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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Scope and content

This fonds consists of files related to police reports, annual reports, non-political marches, prisoners' returns and the Jamaica Constabulary Force magazine.

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Accruals

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Fair

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Existence and location of originals

Jamaica Archives and records Department

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Status

Final

Level of detail

Partial

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