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Police Dog Rudi

Police Dog Rudi
Ready for action

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Police Dog Competition

Police Dog Competition Staffordshire County Show 1964

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

RSPCA citation 1982 to Police Dog and Handler

RSPCA citation 1982 to Police Dog and Handler

Old time Cops, Derbys.

Either Heanor Section or Langley Mill taken around 1905/6   The one arrowed is Don Batterham's grandfather   William DOBBwho was born at Eakring, Nottinghamshire.  

Okay, nothing to do with Police Dogs but I could not resist posting it because of the Nottinghamshire connection.

More Derbyshire Police Dog Section

Sergeant Derek Heal (right)  Constable Kelvin Boam - Hq  Training field circa  1984

Note the Gannex patrol jacket as modelled by Don circa 1963/64

Monday, January 14, 2013

In memory PC 1570 Ged Walker

Many will remember PC Ged Walker . January 9th this year was the 10th year since his death and to commemorate this a pin has been designed. This is on sale through Nottinghamshire  Police and all monies raised will be donated to Care of police survivors a charity which has been of great support to the family of Ged. For those who wish to find out more about this charity the website details are as follows 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Police Dog Patrol vehicle

A day out to Bakewell, Derbyshire.

I was surprised to see the age of vehicles still being used for patrol purposes. I wonder what mileage this '05' plate had on the clock. However, it is a good advert for Vauxhall.

I will have to take a closer look at the vehicles being used in my home county.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Pc's Don Batterham (Derbys) and Ken Rollin (Notts City)

A day off on Skegness beach in 1963 (Don left, Ken right)