Ref NoD4538/9
TitleWatch Committee minutes
Date1846-1858
Organsation TypeOfficial Bodies - Justice, Law and Order
Organsation Sub-TypePolice
DescriptionThe Municipal Corporations Act 1835 permitted boroughs to establish police forces. Derby Borough was one of the first to do, setting up a force in 1836. It was under the control of the Watch Committee, who appointed policemen and supervised their organisation
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