Fonds 1B/7/1 - Police Department

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JM JARD 1B/7/1


Police Department


  • 1944 - 1995 (Creation)

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93 textual records

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(1944 - 1995)

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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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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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Jamaica Archives and records Department

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