Britain still had an empire to run and in 1876 any young men ardent for some desperate glory would make their way to the Mitre and Dove public house. There the recruiting sergeants of any number of regiments would cajole young aspirants to military honors. The local police officer is second from left!
Two Greater Manchester Police officers strike a pose for the camera in one of a series of image intended to be used in a recruitment campaign in 1977. The location is the famous Bruche Police Training Centre near Warrington. Police officers from many local forces trained at the centre between 1946 and its closure in 2006. From the archives of our museum. www.gmpmuseum.co.uk
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