"The morale of the Metropolitan Police force had reached its lowest point during the Ripper murders of the previous year and had not yet recovered...Jack had escaped and the detectives of the Yard had never even come close to finding him... The ripper was still out there somewhere, and it was likely he'd remain there." #TheYard
Two Greater Manchester Police officers check the driver of a Hillman Imp's details at the roadside in Longsight in 1976. The building in the background is St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church on Plymouth Grove. This is part of the same sequence of images as the last we posted. This image comes from a series taken for recruitment use at the time. The original negative has recently been scanned as part of the process of digitising the archives of the Greater Manchester Police Museum. Fro...