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The MINISTRY OF DEFENCE POLICE (MDP) is a civilian police force which is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
's Ministry of Defence . The MDP are not Military Police
Military Police
and should not be confused with the Royal Military Police or any other Service Police organisation. The MDP has an established strength of 2,700 police officers, based at numerous defence locations across the United Kingdom.

The force was originally formed in 1971 by the merger of three separate service constabularies: the Air Force Department Constabulary , the Army Department Constabulary , and the Admiralty Constabulary . The force, which consists of two divisions, is headquartered at MDP Wethersfield , Essex
Essex
.

Although superficially similar to other UK police forces, the MDP is significantly different in role, function and accountability. The MDP's primary responsibilities are to provide armed security and to counter terrorism, as well as uniformed policing and investigative services to Ministry of Defence property, personnel, and installations throughout the United Kingdom. MDP officers are attested as constables under the Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987 . All MDP officers are trained to use firearms and 90% of those on duty are armed at any given time.

The force has a number of specialised departments and also provides officers for international policing secondments; including overseas and training of resident police forces in these areas. These overseas missions are carried out under the mandates of the United Nations
United Nations
, NATO
NATO
, or the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
.

The MDP is currently undergoing significant restructuring as part of the coalition government's post 2010 austerity measures, and the Strategic Defence and Security Review . Its budget was cut from £360 million to £180 million and it is to lose 20% of its manpower and up to 50% of its stations by 2016. The new, smaller force will concentrate on high end tasks such as nuclear weapons security and mobile armed policing of the defence estate.

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 2 Function

* 2.1 Deployment and locations

* 3 Jurisdiction

* 3.1 Policing protocols with other forces

* 4 Oversight * 5 Command structure

* 6 Personnel

* 6.1 Entry requirements * 6.2 Initial training * 6.3 Security clearance * 6.4 Terms and conditions * 6.5 Defence Police Federation

* 7 Uniform, armament and equipment

* 7.1 Uniform * 7.2 Armament * 7.3 Vehicles

* 8 Special
Special
capabilities

* 8.1 Marine unit * 8.2 Chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear response * 8.3 Dog sections * 8.4 Special
Special
Escort Group * 8.5 Criminal Investigation Department
Criminal Investigation Department
* 8.6 Central Support Groups * 8.7 Operational Support Units * 8.8 Tactical Support Group * 8.9 Defence community police officers * 8.10 International policing

* 9 Notable incidents and investigations * 10 Controversy * 11 Affiliated police forces * 12 See also * 13 References * 14 External links

HISTORY

Main article: History of the Ministry of Defence Police
History of the Ministry of Defence Police

The Ministry of Defence Police
Ministry of Defence Police
was formed in 1971 by the merger of three civil constabularies, the Air Force Department Constabulary (previously under the control of the Air Ministry ), the Army Department Constabulary (previously under the control of the War Office ), and the Admiralty Constabulary (previously under the control of the Admiralty
Admiralty
).

These earlier constabularies were formed as a result of the Special Constables
Constables
Act 1923, although their histories can be traced back much further as watchmen . Their powers came from different legislative sources. In 1984, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee recognised the difficulties under which the Ministry of Defence Police were operating; the committee's recommendations led to the passing of the Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987 .

During the period 2004 - 2013 the MDP was part of the wider Ministry of Defence Police and Guarding Agency (MDPGA) together with the civilian uniformed Ministry of Defence Guard Service (MGS). As a result of cuts made to the UK defence budget, arising from the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010, the MDPGA was disbanded on 1 April 2013. The MDP returned to standalone police force status. The MGS was cut heavily and became part of the new Defence Infrastructure Organisation .

FUNCTION

MDP officers conducting a firearms search of a warship 2007

The MDP's primary responsibility is policing the Defence Estate throughout the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, including armed front-line security at high security sites; it deals with both military personnel and civilians. The MDP are not Military Police
Military Police
and should not be confused with the Royal Military Police
Military Police
or any other Service Police organisation. Although some critics in the press and pressure groups consider the MDP to be a Paramilitary
Paramilitary
force, this is a claim that is denied by the MDP and the UK government.

The Ministry of Defence's requirement of the MDP is expressed in six core capabilities:

* Armed nuclear security * Territorial policing and security * Intelligence gathering and analysis to support the efficient and effective deployment of MDP resources * The prevention, investigation and detection of fraud and corruption, and the theft of or criminal damage to key defence equipment and assets. * To provide specialist civil policing support to defence and other international policing commitments, in support of UK government policy. * To maintain specialist policing capabilities that can be deployed at short notice as part of the response to unforeseen requirements at defence establishments in the UK.

DEPLOYMENT AND LOCATIONS

Main article: List of Ministry of Defence Police locations

The MDP is currently deployed at approximately 55 defence locations around the United Kingdom. These include—but are no longer limited to—military establishments, defence housing estates, military training areas, the royal dockyards, and the Atomic Weapons Establishment . Since January 2008, the MDP has also taken on the role of providing armed security at four gas terminals in the UK, part of the Critical National Infrastructure . In February 2015, the MDP deployed officers to GCHQ
GCHQ
Cheltenham on a full-time basis; this was in response to the 2014 increase to the UK threat level from international terrorism.

The MDP once had a presence at 120 Ministry of Defence sites such as the Royal Arsenal
Royal Arsenal
, munitions and storage depots, Royal Ordnance Factories , and Defence Research Establishments. The end of both the Cold War
Cold War
and The Troubles
The Troubles
in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
, along with the subsequent closure of the Royal Arsenal
Royal Arsenal
, Woolwich
Woolwich
, and the privatisation of entities such as the Royal Ordnance Factories reduced the number of sites that need an MDP presence. Many Armed Forces locations that previously relied upon the MDP for armed security have transferred that role to the Military Provost Guard Service . Some have retained an MDP presence for purely policing purposes, albeit in reduced numbers.

JURISDICTION

MDP officers armed with MP7s patrol the Government Security Zone in Whitehall
Whitehall
, London
London
. Main article: Ministry of Defence Police jurisdiction

MDP officers are attested as constables in one of the three jurisdictions of the United Kingdom: England there is no requirement for them to be on Ministry of Defence land when doing so.

The MDP is classified by the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 as a special police force . This gives MDP officers conditional allowance to exercise the powers available to a constable of a territorial police force if an offence or incident is encountered outwith their natural jurisdiction. Additionally, the MDP is able to provide officers and specialist units to territorial police forces on a mutual assistance basis.

MDP officers are able to take on the powers of constables of territorial police forces, or other special police forces, such as British Transport Police
British Transport Police
, in certain situations. This is known as 'extended jurisdiction' and use of these powers is set out in the Ministry of Defence Police
Ministry of Defence Police
Act (as amended). Protocols are in place which govern the relationships between the MOD Police and local forces under these circumstances.

POLICING PROTOCOLS WITH OTHER FORCES

Local agreements with territorial police forces are made under the overarching general protocols agreed between the MDP Chief Constable and other chief constables. These set out the agreed working relationship between the MDP and other police forces; outlining, where necessary, areas of responsibility and accountability. The Protocols make provision for consultation and co-operation between the forces, with the aim of delivering the best policing on the ground.

OVERSIGHT

Unlike the other special police forces in the United Kingdom, the MDP does not have a police authority to oversee the functions of the force; however, the Ministry of Defence Police
Ministry of Defence Police
Committee, established by the Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987 , advises the Secretary of State for Defence on matters concerning the MDP. The Committee (or its members) also has various functions in determining police misconduct and appeals cases.

According to the Terms of Reference of the MOD Police Committee, the Committee is responsible for:

* providing scrutiny and guidance to ensure that police powers and authority are impartially and lawfully exercised by the Chief Constable * confirming that the MDP is meeting the standards required of a police force * confirming that the MDP’s exercise of its authority is responsible, proportionate and impartial * confirming that MOD’s use of the MDP is appropriate in relation to the exercising of policing powers and authority * providing scrutiny and guidance on matters of efficiency and effectiveness and on any other matter in relation to the use of policing powers which fall within the responsibility of the MDP * considering the MDP’s targets, financial performance and risk management arrangements * providing advice once a year to the top-line budget holder covering financial performance and risk management for inclusion in the Annual Assurance Report * assisting in the appointment of Chief Officers to the MDP * considering all complaints made against MDP Chief Officers (this responsibility may be delegated to a sub-panel of the Committee) * undertaking all responsibilities required of the MDP Conduct and Appeal Regulations * submitting an annual report to the Defence Secretary on the MDP’s discharge of policing powers, and providing advice to ministers and the department, on matters concerning value for money and efficiencies * publishing the operating costs and expenses of the Committee each year

COMMAND STRUCTURE

The MDP has its own Chief Constable
Constable
and uses the standard British police rank structure . Since 1995, its headquarters has been located at the former United States Air Force
United States Air Force
base at Wethersfield , presently designated MDP Wethersfield
MDP Wethersfield
. Force-wide command and control facilities are provided from the Central Control Room and Gold Command Suite. Wethersfield is also home to the Force Training Centre, which is responsible for the initial training and development of all MDP Constables.

The MDP has two land-based functional divisions : (reduced from five Geographic Divisions as part of SDSR in April 2012)

* Nuclear Division * Territorial Division

Each division is commanded by a Chief Superintendent
Chief Superintendent
and has its own support groups which are able to respond at short notice to any unforeseen incident or emergency. Each station is commanded by a Senior Police Officer who will vary in rank from Sergeant to Superintendent depending on the station's size, role and staffing.

PERSONNEL

An MDP officer (right)—accompanied by an RMP NCO—patrol Exeter
Exeter
city centre on OP Dissuade, the policing of alcohol-related disorder by off-duty service personnel.

As of October 2013, the force strength was around 2,700.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry requirements for new officers are similar to UK territorial police forces; however, because all MDP officers can carry firearms, the eyesight focal acuity standard and basic fitness standard is higher. Entrants must also be British nationals . The MDP recruits nationally and new entrants may be given a posting anywhere in the UK. In practice, most new entrants are initially posted to nuclear division; either at one of the two AWE establishments in South East England or one of the stations in Western Scotland.

Officers are selected via the College of Policing SEARCH assessment centre process. In addition, candidates are required to pass the MDP job related fitness assessment and a firearms aptitude test.

INITIAL TRAINING

MDP recruits are trained at the Force Training Centre at Wethersfield on a 16-week fully residential course. The program follows the College of Policing initial learning and development syllabus. An MDP anomaly is that there are separate English Law and Scottish Law classes dependent on the individual officer’s posting. Recruits are trained in personal safety including PAVA , extendable baton and kwikcuffs. They also receive level three public order training. The final stage of the course includes the police basic driver assessment and a 6-week Authorised Firearms Officer
Authorised Firearms Officer
course held at the Firearms Training Centre at MDP Wethersfield.

SECURITY CLEARANCE

In addition to pre-entry security checks, all MDP officers are required to hold at least UK Government Security Check (SC) clearance (which clears the holder to UK Secret level). All Nuclear Division officers, and about 30% of all other officers, are required to hold Developed Vetting (DV) status which involves an intrusive background investigation and formal interviews. DV status clears the officer to UK Top Secret level. Not all officers pass the DV process; such officers are then employed at SC security level within the force.

Those officers working with US Forces in the UK are required to hold a US Common Access Card for which the US Government carries out its own security checks on the officer.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This section needs to be UPDATED. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (December 2014)

New entrants perform a two-year probationary period.

Discipline in the MDP is governed by the Ministry of Defence Police (Conduct) Regulations 2009, which broadly resemble the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2008 that govern territorial police forces. MDP officers retain a full national mobility liability, and can be posted anywhere in the UK at any time. In practice most movement is voluntary, either on promotion or requested moves for personal reasons. Like all UK police forces the MDP does not have the right to take strike action .

MDP pay follows the same scale as territorial police forces; however, MDP officers are part of the Civil Service Pension Scheme, not the Police Pension Scheme and only contribute 3.5% of their gross salary, compared to territorial police force officers who contribute 11%. To even out this anomaly, MDP officers pay is abated. This is known as the MDP Net Pay Deduction.

The MDP operates a random and 'with cause', alcohol and drugs screening policy. An annual fitness test for all AFOs is to be introduced.

DEFENCE POLICE FEDERATION

Main article: Defence Police Federation

The MDP has its own federation separate from Home Office
Home Office
police federations . The Defence Police Federation (DPF) was created in 1971 and has legal status by provision of the Ministry of Defence Police Act 1987. The DPF functions in a similar fashion to a trade union and membership is voluntary.

UNIFORM, ARMAMENT AND EQUIPMENT

MDP Nissan Pathfinder MDP protected patrol vehicle (Battenburg Markings)

UNIFORM

The majority of MDP officers are employed on firearms duties and wear black polo-type shirts and trousers with black jackets. Headdress depends on role, and is either a police baseball cap, or the standard UK police checkered flat cap (for men) or bowler hat (for women). Officers are still issued with custodian helmets and those engaged in general police duties, such as Defence Community Police Officers, may wear them while on patrol. Ballistic body armour is issued to all officers, and a black Kevlar
Kevlar
helmet can also be worn by officers engaged on firearms duties, when required. Specialist MDP officers of the Tactical Support Group and Special
Special
Escort Group often wear dark blue Nomex
Nomex
coveralls operationally.

The Tunic dress uniform worn by MDP officers is almost identical to that of the Metropolitan Police Service , apart from insignia.

ARMAMENT

Aside from their personal body armour, PAVA incapacitation spray , batons and Hiatt speedcuffs
Hiatt speedcuffs
, MDP officers are trained to use firearms and about 90% are armed at any one time.

Most officers are armed with the force weapon, the Heckler & Koch MP7 , while some specialist units use weapons such as the Heckler "> MDP launch in Portsmouth
Portsmouth
MDP RIB at Clyde MDP officer on range—with MP7 in CBRN Suit. (Note: This officer is wearing a Training DPM Mk4 Military CBRN suit . Operationally MDP wear Blue Mk4 CBRN suits) MDP explosives detection dog searching vehicles MDP Operational Support Unit officers

MARINE UNIT

The MDP has a large marine fleet. The marine support units are responsible for the waterborne security of Her Majesty's Dockyards and HM Naval Bases. The marine support units are based at HMNB Portsmouth , HMNB Devonport
HMNB Devonport
and HMNB Clyde
HMNB Clyde
. At HMNB Clyde, the marine unit works with the Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines .

see also - island-class patrol vessel (2013)

CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL OR NUCLEAR RESPONSE

Although only constituting 1.5% of the national police force, the MDP has 8% of the national chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) response capability. Officers deployed to Nuclear Division are trained in CBRN defence and to work in radiologically controlled environments . The force maintains a large pool of specially-trained officers nationally, known as the Nuclear Guard Force (NGF), who can be deployed at short notice in the event of a nuclear accident ; they perform this function alongside the UK's national Nuclear Accident Response Organisation (NARO).

DOG SECTIONS

The MDP has the second largest number of police dogs of any UK police force and utilises explosive, drug, tactical firearms support, and general purpose police dogs.

SPECIAL ESCORT GROUP

Main article: Special Escort Group (Ministry of Defence Police)

The MDP Special
Special
Escort Group protects nuclear weapons and defence special nuclear material in transit.

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT

The MDP has a Criminal Investigation Department
Criminal Investigation Department
that works throughout the UK. The CID investigates defence-related crime, including serious fraud. There are a number of specialised units that fall under the larger CID remit. Officers employed within these specialised units must first qualify as a detective . Such units include:

* FORCE INTELLIGENCE BUREAU: The FIB consists of a number of specialists, such as Crime Intelligence Officers, CHIS handlers, Communications Data Investigators (SPoCs), and Special
Special
Branch officers who support other investigators, carry out investigations, and gather operational intelligence in cases that merit their attention. * CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION: The Force has a small number of Crime Scene Investigators (CSI), formally known as Scenes of Crime Officers (SOCO). * MAJOR INCIDENT UNIT: The Major Incident Unit (MIU) is a group of specially-trained investigators who provide oversight and management of incidents that have caused serious disruption, or in support of complex investigations. Officers in the MIU are trained in the use of the HOLMES
HOLMES
software suite and have a variety of specialist equipment at their disposal. * COMPUTER CRIME UNIT: The Computer Crime Unit provide specialist IT skills and personnel to gather evidence from IT systems, for use in MDP investigations.

CENTRAL SUPPORT GROUPS

The Force has three Central Support Groups (CSGs), which provide regional support where additional resources are needed. These are located at Aldershot , Bicester and Scotland .

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT UNITS

Operational Support Units (OSU). The OSU is the MDP's mobile, flexible reserve. Each OSU is a rapid response unit tasked with operational support , public order and anti-terrorist search duties. The force has two OSU units, one covering the north of the country, the other covering the south. OSU South is based at MDPGA Wethersfield , OSU North is based at RAF Linton-on-Ouse .

TACTICAL SUPPORT GROUP

The Tactical Support Group is a specialist group of officers within the AWE Division. MDP TSG is tasked with, and equipped to provide, an advanced firearms response capability at short notice to the Atomic Weapons Establishment. The TSG specialises in dynamic entry and dynamic intervention inside Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear Weapons
facilities; including, if necessary, the recapture of Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear Weapons
and special nuclear material.

DEFENCE COMMUNITY POLICE OFFICERS

DCPOs are unarmed MDP officers who provide community policing to Defence establishments or large military housing estates, in a similar manner to the Neighbourhood Policing Teams of territorial police forces . DCPOs generally work in single-officer posts and often work from within defence community centres or service police stations. In 2013, the number of Defence sites covered by Defence community police officers was cut, from over 40 locations nationwide to 16 locations.

INTERNATIONAL POLICING

The MDP has carried out a number of international policing activities, including overseas and training of local police forces in these areas. These overseas missions have been conducted under the mandates of the United Nations
United Nations
, NATO
NATO
, Ministry of Defence, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
. MDP officers employed overseas are typically armed for personal protection.

The MDP has been one of the largest contributors of UK police officers to overseas policing missions, with the majority deployed to Kosovo
Kosovo
and Afghanistan
Afghanistan
.

The MDP have provided officers to police contingents in many locations around the world, including:

* British Indian Ocean Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory
* Bosnia * Kosovo
Kosovo
* Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
* Sudan
Sudan

* Georgia * Palestine * Iraq
Iraq
* Afghanistan
Afghanistan

The MDP also provided policing for the Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairn Islands
from around 2000 until 2007, when the islands employed their own full-time police officer.

NOTABLE INCIDENTS AND INVESTIGATIONS

* 1997: Milos Stankovic : British Army officer Major Milos Stankovic MBE, whose father was a Serbian, was arrested and interviewed by the MDP in 1997 under the Official Secrets Act
Official Secrets Act
acting on information that alleged that he, while serving as a Serbo-Croat interpreter for senior British Army officers in Sarajevo
Sarajevo
, passed sensitive information to the Bosnian Serbs . During the investigations, MDP officers interviewed more than 100 witnesses in Britain and abroad. But the investigation, which cost more than £250,000, found no evidence of espionage. The case did not proceed to trial. Stankovic went to the press, and sued the MDP for £1 million compensation. In 2007, Mr Justice Saunders threw out the majority of his case and awarded just £5,000 for the MDP "seizing and removing items outside the terms of a search warrant" but making Stankovic liable for all costs (circa £500,000) " * 1998, Tony Geraghty : British–Irish author and journalist Tony Geraghty was arrested and his house searched by MDP Special
Special
Branch, investigating offences against the Official Secrets Act
Official Secrets Act
involving his contact with a former Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
bomb disposal officer Lt Col Nigel Wylde. Wylde was subsequently charged with passing secrets to Geraghty, but the case collapsed during trial. It caused much concern in the media that the MDP was effectively beyond public accountability and had the power to impede the freedom of the press. * 2003–2004, Pitcairn Island Child Abuse investigations (Operation Unique) : MDP officers were deployed to Pitcairn as part of the international investigation team into communal child sexual abuse on the island. * July 7th 2005, Response to London
London
suicide bombings (Operation Toga) : This operation saw a significant deployment of firearms officers on a non Ministry of Defence tasking, to assist the Metropolitan Police to counter the threat of further suicide attacks in Central London. * 2001–2005, Deepcut Barracks suspicious deaths of four soldiers : MDP CID Involvement in investigations, which later led to a complaint to the Independent Police Complaints Commission
Independent Police Complaints Commission
by the deceased's families, who refused to believe police conclusions that each of the deaths by shooting of the soldiers was suicide, but an independent review by Nicholas Blake QC in 2007 absolved Surrey Police
Surrey Police
and MDP of any wrongdoing, but was highly critical of the Army. The events of the deaths are the subject of the stage play " Deep Cut " by Philip Ralph. * 2006, Ipswich Prostitute Murders : MDP Provided an OSU and 100 additional officers for searches and enquiries at the request of Suffolk Constabulary
Suffolk Constabulary
following the murder of five women by Steve Wright * 2008, Helmand Province
Helmand Province
(Afghanistan) : A counter-heroin operation by Afghan National Police and MDP seized 17.5 tonnes of opium poppy seeds (enough for 30 tonnes of pure heroin) * 26 January 2009, Death of Krzysztof Lubkiewicz: The IPCC investigated the MDP after the death of a Polish national immediately after contact with MDP Officers. The Officers themselves were later exonerated; however, the IPCC criticised the MDP's divisional control room's procedures, and their communication with other forces. This was the first investigation of the MDP by the IPCC after its jurisdiction was extended to include the MDP in 2008. * 29 September 2010: The leak of Secretary of State for Defence
Secretary of State for Defence
Liam Fox\'s letter to Prime Minister David Cameron
David Cameron
: MDP CID London
London
and OSU South were tasked to search MoD Headquarters in Whitehall, and carry out an investigation to uncover the person(s) responsible for leaking a highly damaging letter from Defence Secretary Liam Fox
Liam Fox
to Prime Minister David Cameron, to the press. In the letter, Fox expressed grave concerns about forthcoming defence cuts. No one was ever charged. * 8 August 2011: The 2011 England riots . Two days after the riots began, as a result of a direct tasking from the Home Office, the Chief Constable
Constable
MDP deployed all available MDP public order officers to the Metropolitan Police Area to assist with restoration and the maintenance of public order in London. MDP General Police Duties officers were also sent to reinforce Essex
Essex
police, to backfill for Essex
Essex
officers who had been sent into London. * 24 May 2017 2017 Manchester Arena bombing MOD police officers were deployed to assist Kent police, Nottinghamshire police, and Leicestershire police among others as part of Operation Temperer

CONTROVERSY

* In December 2013, the Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror
and the Daily Mail
Daily Mail
reported on an alleged security breach at the MDP's Atomic Weapons Establishment Burghfield site in Berkshire
Berkshire
. It was alleged that officers had failed to complete their patrols fully, ignored key duties, and had been caught sleeping while on duty . An MoD spokesperson denied that sleeping on duty formed part of the allegations, instead stating that "a number of officers are under investigation for failing to complete their full patrols". The articles reported that up to 50 MoD Police officers were under investigation and that seven had already resigned without facing disciplinary action. The matter was referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission
Independent Police Complaints Commission
.

AFFILIATED POLICE FORCES

The Ministry of Defence also has responsibility for two other civilian police forces:

* The Sovereign Base Areas Police (SBAP), Cyprus: The SBAP provide a full range of policing for both the Eastern and Western Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus
Cyprus
. * The Gibraltar Defence Police (GDP): The GDP provide police services on Ministry of Defence land and waters in Gibraltar
Gibraltar
.

Officers from both these forces occasionally attend courses at the Ministry of Defence Police
Ministry of Defence Police
Training College at Wethersfield, Essex. In June 2005, officers from the GDP marine unit gave assistance to the MoD Police marine unit at Portsmouth
Portsmouth
during the Trafalgar 200 celebrations.

SEE ALSO

* Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Security Guard Service * United States Department of Defense Police * List of police forces in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
* Policing in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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