A look back at the history of the City of London Police
City of London Police in 1873
A photo of the force from 1873
Olympic tug of war team
The City of London Police are reigning Olympic champions
Female police officer in 1950
Women police officers were first introduced to the force in 1949
There has been some form of policing in the City of London since Roman times.
The current City Police Headquarters is built on part of the site of the Roman fortress that probably housed some of the City’s first “police".
- Houndsditch Murders
- Find out more about the Houndsditch murders and the Sydney Street siege
- Visit the museum for a historical tour.