Founded by Sir Robert Peel when he needed directions to Mayfair, the correct time, and a knee-jerk solution to rampant gun-crime.
The first officers got this nickname because they used to carry bananas during truncheon shortages.
Bow Street Runners
They were out in all weathers without a proper uniform and caught a lot of colds.
Their short socks were particularly chilly.
Before the advent of patrol cars, investigating officers would arrive by post.
Officer in the furniture squad.
Part of the furniture squad. Often seen with the Wood Squad, the Saw Squad, and the Hammer and Nails Squad.
No one believes their evidence.
Evidence from the fraud squad.
“Hello, hello, hello”
Officer arresting a Triad.
Cushy job. No river has been stolen since unscrupulous door-to-door salespeople found it was impossible to offload the Avon at any price.
Officers smuggled across borders.
Roguish officer with the right to enter your premises.
Officer with a ghetto blaster.
Dance favoured by beat bobbies.
Sting is the one generally identified as the criminal.
Tall and good-looking male inspector.
Good-looking female officer.
What the two of them get when they’re on patrol.
Female officers’ loo.
Simply outrageous uniforms, darling. Often worn by arresting officers.
Canine policeman with a cold.
Interview terminated at 16.04 precisely.