House of Commons Papers Volume N . 36

House of Commons Papers Volume N . 36

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... a decrease in indictable offences, as well as in the number of persons who have been committed for trial, bat more persons have been proceeded against and punished summarily than in the previous year. The Permissive Act for closing public-houses between 1 and 4 o'clock in the morning has been adopted by the town council, and is reported to have operated beneficially in reducing drunkenness and promoting order in the town. The force is well clothed and equipped, and the duties fairly provided for, and I consider the force to be efficient. An No. 3, An augmentation of one inspector and six constables has been made to the South of England police force of this city during; the year, and South Wales F J t. J District. The force is composed of 32 married, one widower, and 11 single men; and the changes which have taken place during the year, owing to resignations and dismissals, have amounted to four and one respectively. The service of the head constable and another officer extends to 20 years and upwards, that of seven others to upwards of 10 years, and 13 are under one year's service. The returns of crime show a decrease in indictable offences, as well as in the number of persons who have been apprehended and committed for trial for such offences; and fewer persons are also shown to have been proceeded against summarily than in the previous year. The police do not act for the relief of vagrants. The duties for all ordinary purposes appear to be sufficiently provided for, and I consider the force to be efficient. An addition of one constable was made to this force in January last. The force is composed of 53 married, two widowers, and 24 single men, and the changes which have taken place during the year, owinr to resignations and dismissals, have...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236619366
  • 9781236619365