Enjoy these memories of Leeds City Police down the decades. PIC: YPN
Enjoy these memories of Leeds City Police down the decades. PIC: YPN

How Leeds City Police protected and served a city for generations

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Thursday, 1st October 2020, 12:12 pm

Leeds City Police boasts a long and proud history as the force policing the city of Leeds. It began protecting and serving the city's residents as far back as 1836, a relationship which lasted until 1974 when it was amalgamated with the Bradford City Police and part of the West Yorkshire Constabulary to form the West Yorkshire Police. These photos plucked from the YEP archive showcase the impact it has had on the lives of countless citizens as well as the challenges it has faced down the decades. READ MORE: 12 memories of Leeds Fire Brigade down the decades LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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