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Our now empty Police Station
in South Relief road. Once the Magistrates Court occupied the
far end of the building, before moving to Fareham
The original Gosport
Station in Upper South Street was destroyed by enemy action on the 27th
Staff then moved to a
temporary station at 20 Bury Road until 1957, when new station opened,
back in South Street.
The Magistrates Court
hearings were held in the Nicholson Hall, Bury Road, during this period.
||Gosport officers in the
In 1887 the police station
address was in Upper South Street.
The Superintendent was G.
Sergeants J. Gibson
and E. Wyatt
Note: two officers are
wearing a striped 'on duty' wrist band,
officers would travel
to and from work in uniform, removing the band
would put them, 'off
duty' in the eyes of the public.
I have abridged the above from
the Hampshire Constabulary
To access much more of the history
of the Police force visit their website
Below is a list of useful information
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Police dogs donít
really understand German or other languages. Itís a matter of
A human beings olfactory senses (sense of smell) spread one cell thick
would cover the area of a hand; A dogís would cover his body like a
Police dogs are aggressive on command.
Police dogs are normally retired to their handler and live out full
lives after service.
Any breed of dog may be trained as a Police dog, but certain breeds
are chosen because of stability of temperament.
A local Police dog has been trained to walk tight ropes six feet above
Local Police dogs are normally purchased with donations and not from
Your local Police K-9ís have fallen off cliffs, been run over by cars,
been stabbed and even died in the line of duty because of their desire
to perform their job well.
Police dogs are trained to find narcotic by using their ďplay drive.Ē
They know when they find the dope, they get to play with their toy.
Police dogs make wonderful family pets.