West Mercia Police

Organisation: Police Force

Collections held: Police

Dates: 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

West Mercia Police Museum collection is currently in storage and the exhibits are not available for viewing.

Hindlip WR3 8SP

Contact: Bob Pooler - robert.pooler@westmercia.pnn.police.uk

Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

From Fruit Trees to Furnaces: A History of the Worcestershire Constabulary by Bob Pooler (2002)
The Spike: Worcester City Police, the lives, the crimes by Bob Blandford (2016)
A History of the Worcester City Police 1833-1967 by Colin Glover (1967)
Dudley Borough Police: 1920-1966 A personal account by Basil J Bradford (1988)
Policing in Shropshire 1836-1967 by Douglas J Elliott (1984)
Herefordshire Constabulary 1857-1967 by Vera Hadley (1999)
Policing Hereford and Leominster by Gordon Forrest and Ted Hadley (1989)
Policing West Mercia 1967 to 1988 by David J Smith (1989)

Historic Buildings?

Who can access the collection?

Internal only (staff)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 5001-10,000
Photographs: 5001-10,000
Objects: 101- 500
Artwork: Less than 10
Books/journals/magazines: 11- 100