The Houndsditch Murders and Their Legacy Today (Police Museum Event)

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 16th Jan 2018

The gruesome Houndsditch Murders in 1910 involved the killing of three unarmed policemen by an armed gang, and led to a national debate about the nature of policing, and whether or not the police should be armed. Join Peter Clarke for a short talk about the objects related to the incident, and reflect on its impact today, at a time when the debate about armed police officers is especially pertinent.

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2018-01-16 2018-01-16 Europe/London The Houndsditch Murders and Their Legacy Today (Police Museum Event) Join Peter Clarke for a short talk about the objects related to the incident, and reflect on its impact today, at a time when the debate about armed police officers is especially pertinent. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/01/16/the-houndsditch-murders-and-their-legacy-today-police-museum-event-159048 The City Of London Police Museum,Guildhall Library,Aldermanbury,London

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Aldermanbury,
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