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1832 Force is formed and known as London City Police
1839 Name changed to City of London Police and post of Commissioner created
1840 Headquarters moved from Guildhall to 26 Old Jewry
1865 City Police Hospital founded in Bishopsgate Police Station where it remained until 1947
1888 Catherine Eddows murdered in Mitre Square by Jack the Ripper
1907 City Police Ambulance Service established and continued to serve the City until 1949
1910 Three City policemen shot dead and two seriously wounded by Latvian revolutionaries
First World War City bombed many times - PC Minke killed on duty in the City. A number of City policemen joined the Forces and many lose their lives.
1930 Traffic lights installed at Ludgate Circus, followed two years later by the first automatic traffic signals in Europe at junction of Bishopsgate and Cornhill
Second World War Almost one third of the City destroyed in one night (29th December 1940) - Moor Lane Police Station totally destroyed
1949 First City policewoman appointed
1965 Cloak Lane Police Station closed and replaced by the new station at 37 Wood Street
1973 Old Bailey terrorist bombing
1983 Force streamlined to two divisions
1992 St Mary Axe terrorist bombing
1993 Bishopsgate terrorist bombing and 'Inner Zone' with restricted entry points introduced
1997 Introduction of Automatic Number Plate Recognition system (ANPR)
2001 Headquarters moved to Wood Street on closure of 26 Old Jewry.
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