List of defunct law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom


List of defunct law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom

Due to various Parliamentary Acts the numbers of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom has varied drastically since the Metropolitan Police Act of 1829 set up the first modern police force in London.

There are currently over 60 law enforcement agencies operating in the United Kingdom. See List of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom for these.

See also: . For former (non-police) law enforcement agencies, see .

Law enforcement agencies

* Assets Recovery Agency
* Border and Immigration Agency
* Her Majesty's Customs and Excise
* National Crime Squad
* National Criminal Intelligence Service
* National Hi-Tech Crime Unit
* Waterguard

Other police forces

* Admiralty Constabulary
* Air Force Department Constabulary
* Army Department Constabulary
* Newport Harbour Police
* National Crime Squad
* National Criminal Intelligence Service
* Oxford University Police
* Royal Irish Constabulary
* Royal Parks Constabulary - abolished only in England and Wales
* Royal Ulster Constabulary
* UK Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary
* Ulster Special Constabulary

Former Scottish forces

Each police burgh had a police force originally, although many merged in the 19th century.;Abolished 1930The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929 merged two pairs of county constabularies.
*Kinross-shire County Constabulary to Perth and Kinross Constabulary
*Morayshire County Constabulary to Moray and Nairn Constabulary
*Nairnshire Constabulary to Moray and Nairn Constabulary
*Perthshire County Constabulary to Perthshire and Kinross-shire Constabulary ;Abolished 1931–1946
*Lerwick Burgh Police May 29, 1940 to Zetland Constabulary
*Zetland County Police May 29, 1940 to Zetland Constabulary

;Abolished under the Police (Scotland) Act 1946:
*Aberdeenshire Constabulary May 16, 1949 to Scottish North Eastern Counties Constabulary
*Banffshire Constabulary May 16, 1949 to Scottish North Eastern Counties Constabulary
*Berwickshire Constabulary to Berwick, Roxburgh and Selkirk Constabulary
*Bute County Constabulary to Renfrew and Bute Constabulary
*Clackmannanshire Constabulary 1949 to Strling and Clackmannan Constabulary
*Dumfriesshire County Police February 16, 1948 to Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary
*Dunfermline City Police May 16, 1949 to Fife Constabulary
*East Lothian Constabulary to Lothians and Peeblesshire Constabulary
*Fife County Constabulary May 16, 1949 to Fife Constabulary
*Kincardineshire Constabulary May 16, 1949 to Scottish North Eastern Counties Constabulary
*Kirkcaldy Burgh Police May 16, 1949 to Fife Constabulary
*Midlothian Constabulary to Lothians and Peeblesshire Constabulary
*Moray and Nairn Constabulary May 16, 1949 to Scottish North Eastern Counties Constabulary
*Peeblesshire Constabulary to Lothians and Peeblesshire Constabulary
*Renfrewshire Constabulary to Renfrew and Bute Constabulary
*Roxburghshire Constabulary to Berwick, Roxburgh and Selkirk Constabulary
*Selkirkshire constabulary to Berwick, Roxburgh and Selkirk Constabulary
*Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Police February 16, 1948 to Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary
*Stirlingshire Constabulary 1949 to Strling and Clackmannan Constabulary
*West Lothian Constabulary to Lothians and Peeblesshire Constabulary
*Wigtownshire County Police February 16, 1948 to Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary

;Abolished 1950s
*Dumbarton Burgh Police 1959 to Dunbartonshire Constabulary
*Dunbarton County Constabulary 1959 to Dunbartonshire Constabulary

;Abolished 1960s
*Caithness Constabulary 1969 to Northern Constabulary
*Greenock Burgh Police to Renfrew and Bute Constabulary
*Inverness Burgh Police November 16, 1969 to Inverness Constabulary
*Inverness-shire County Constabulary November 16, 1969 to Inverness Constabulary
*Kilmarnock Burgh Police to Ayrshire Constabulary
*Orkney Constabulary 1969 to Northern Constabulary
*Perth City Police 1964 to Perth and Kinross Constabulary
*Perthshire and Kinross-shire Constabulary 1964 to Perth and Kinross Constabulary
*Ross and Cromarty Constabulary 1963 to Ross and Sutherland Constabulary
*Sutherland Constabulary 1963 to Ross and Sutherland Constabulary
*Zetland Constabulary 1969 to Northern Constabulary

;Abolished 1975The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 created new police forces based on the new regions and island areas from May 16, 1975.

*Aberdeen City Police to Grampian Police
*Angus Constabulary to Tayside Police
*Argyll County Police to Strathclyde Police, part to Northern Constabulary
*Ayrshire Constabulary to Strathclyde Police
*Berwick, Roxburgh and Selkirk Constabulary to Lothian and Borders Police
*City of Glasgow Police to Strathclyde Police
*Dunbartonshire Constabulary to Strathclyde Police
*Dundee City Police to Tayside Police
*Edinburgh City Police to Lothian and Borders Police
*Inverness Constabulary to Northern Constabulary
*Lanarkshire Constabulary to Strathclyde Police
*The Lothians and Peebles Constabulary to Lothian and Borders Police
*Northern Constabulary (name retained by its successor after merger)
*Perth and Kinross Constabulary most to Tayside Police to Central Scotland Police
*Renfrew and Bute Constabulary to Strathclyde Police
*Ross and Sutherland Constabulary to Northern Constabulary
*Scottish North Eastern Counties Constabulary to Grampian Police
*Stirling and Clackmannan Police to Central Scotland Police, part to Strathclyde Police

Former England and Wales forces

Abolished before 1889

The County Police Act 1840 allowed for borough police forces to voluntarily amalgamate with county constabularies.
*Abingdon Borough Police, to Berkshire
*Andover Borough Police (1846, to Hampshire)
*Banbury Borough Police, to Oxfordshire
*Bodmin Borough Police (1865, to Cornwall)
*Bradninch Borough Police (1865, to Devon)
*Chipping Norton Borough Police, to Oxfordshire
*Henley Borough Police, to Oxfordshire
* Honiton Borough Police; (to Devon County)
*Launceston Borough Police (1883, to Cornwall)
*Liskeard Borough Police (1877, to Cornwall)
*Lymington Borough Police (1852, to Hampshire)
*Monmouth Borough Police (1881, to Monmouthshire)
*Newbury Borough Police (1875, to Berkshire)
*Okehampton Borough Police (1860, to Devon)
*Romsey Borough Police (1865, to Hampshire)
*South Molton Borough Police (1877, to Devon)
*Tavistock Borough Police (1856, to Devon)
*Thames River Police, absorbed into the London Metropolitan Police in 1839
*Torrington Borough Police (1870, then again from 1878–1886, to Devon)
*Torquay Borough Police (1870, to Devon)
*Totnes Borough Police (1884, to Devon)
*Wallingford Boough Police, to Berkshire
*Wantage Borough Police, to Berkshire
*Warwick Borough Police (1875, to Warwickshire)
*Wolborough Borough Police (1859)

Abolished under the Local Government Act 1888

The Act, which came into force in 1889 passed control of county constabularies to standing joint committees of county councillors and magistrates, and merged smaller borough police forces (where the town had a population of less than 10,000) with the county police.
*Basingstoke Borough Police (1889, to Hampshire)
*Bideford Borough Police (1889, to Devon)
*Buckingham Borough Police (1889 to Buckinghamshire)
*Deal Borough Police (1889, to Kent)
*Falmouth Borough Police (1889, to Cornwall)
*Faversham Borough Police (1889, to Kent)
*Helston Borough Police (1889, to Cornwall)
*Hertford Borough Police (1889, to Hertfordshire)
*Hythe Borough Police (1889, to Kent)
*Maidenhead Borough Police (1889, to Berkshire)
*Newport Borough Police (1890, to Isle of Wight)
*Penryn Borough Police (1889, to Cornwall)
*Sandwich Borough Police (1889, to Kent)
*Stratford-upon-Avon Borough Police (1889, to Warwickshire)
*St Ives Borough Police (1889, to Huntingdonshire)
*Tenterden Borough Police (1889, to Kent)

Abolished 1890–1942

*Barnstaple Borough Police (1921, to Devon)
*Berwick upon Tweed Police (1921, to Northumberland)
*Devonport Borough Police (1914, to Plymouth)
*Hanley Borough Police (1910, to Stoke-on-Trent Borough Police)
*Ryde Borough Police (1922, to Isle of Wight)
*Stonehouse District Police (1914)
*Truro City Police (1921, to Cornwall)

Abolished under the Defence (Amalgamation of Police Forces) Regulations 1942

* Dover Borough Police (1943, to Kent)
* Folkestone Borough Police (1943, to Kent)
* Maidstone Borough Police (1943, to Kent)
* Margate Borough Police (1943, to Kent)
* Ramsgate Borough Police (1943, to Kent)
* Rochester City Police (1943, to Kent)
* Tiverton Borough Police (1943, to Devon)
* Tunbridge Wells Police Force (1943, to Kent)
* Winchester City Police (1942, to Hampshire Joint)
* Guildford Borough Police (1943 to Surrey)
* Reigate Borough Police (1943 to Surrey)

Abolished under the Police Act 1946

;Non-county borough forces
*Accrington Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Ashton-under-Lyne Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Bacup Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Bedford Borough Police; to Bedfordshire Constabulary
*Boston Borough Police; to Lincolnshire Constabulary
*Carmarthen Borough Police; to Carmarthenshire Constabulary
*Chepping Wycombe Borough Police; to Buckinghamshire Constabulary
*Chesterfield Borough Police; to Derbyshire Constabulary
*Clitheroe Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Colchester Borough Police; to Essex Constabulary
*Congleton Borough Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Glossop Borough Police; to Derbyshire Constabulary
*Grantham Borough Police; to Lincolnshire Constabulary
*Hartlepool Borough Police; to Durham Constabulary
*Hereford Borough Police; to Herefordshire Constabulary
*Hyde Borough Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Isles of Scilly Police (1947, to Cornwall)
*Kendal Borough Police; to Cumberland and Westmorland Constabulary
*Kidderminster Borough Police; to Worcestershire Constabulary
*King's Lynn Borough Police; to Norfolk Constabulary
*Lancaster Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Leamington Spa Borough Police; to Warwickshire Constabulary
*Luton Borough Police; to Bedfordshire Constabulary
*Macclesfield Borough Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Neath Borough Police; to Glamorgan Constabulary
*Newark Borough Police; to Nottinghamshire Constabulary
*Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Police; to Staffordshire Constabulary
*Peterborough City Police; to Peterborough Combined Police Force
*Penzance Borough Police; to Cornwall County Constabulary
*St. Albans City Police; to Hertfordshire Constabulary
*Scarborough Borough Police; to North Riding Constabulary
*Shrewsbury Borough Police; to Shropshire Constabulary
*Stalybridge Borough Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Windsor Borough Police; to Berkshire Constabulary

;County borough forces
*Chester City Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Canterbury City Police; to Kent Constabulary

;County forces

*Anglesey Constabulary; to Gwynedd Constabulary
*Breconshire Constabulary; to Mid Wales Constabulary
*Caernarvonshire Constabulary; to Gwynedd Constabulary
*Cardiganshire Constabulary; to Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire Constabulary
*Carmarthenshire Constabulary; to Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire Constabulary
*Isle of Wight Constabulary; to Hampshire Constabulary
*Merionethshire Constabulary; to Gwynedd Constabulary
*Montgomeryshire Constabulary; to Mid Wales Constabulary
*Radnorshire Constabulary; to Mid Wales Constabulary
*Leicestershire Constabulary; to Leicestershire and Rutland Constabulary
*Liberty of Peterborough Constabulary; to Peterborough Combined Police Force
*Rutland Constabulary; to Leicestershire and Rutland Constabulary

Abolished under the Police Act 1964

;Borough forces
*Bath City Police; to Somerset and Bath Constabulary
*Barnsley Borough Police; to West Yorkshire Constabulary
*Barrow-in-Furness Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Birkenhead Borough Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Blackburn Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Blackpool Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Bolton Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Bootle Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Bournemouth Borough Police; to Dorset and Bournemouth Constabulary
*Brighton Borough Police; to Sussex Constabulary
*Burnley Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Bury Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Cambridge City Police; to Mid Anglia Constabulary
*Cardiff Borough Police; to South Wales Police
*Carlisle City Police; to Cumbria Constabulary
*Coventry City Police; to Warwickshire and Coventry Constabulary
*Derby Borough Police; to Derby County and Borough Constabulary
*Dewsbury Borough Police; to West Yorkshire Constabulary
*Doncaster Borough Police; to West Yorkshire Constabulary
*Eastbourne Borough Police; to Sussex Constabulary
*Gateshead Borough Police; to Durham Constabulary
*Great Yarmouth Borough Police; to Norfolk Constabulary
*Grimsby Borough Police; to Lincolnshire Constabulary
*Hastings Borough Police; to Sussex Constabulary
*Halifax Borough Police; to West Yorkshire Constabulary
*Huddersfield Borough Police; to West Yorkshire Constabulary
*Ipswich Borough Police; to Suffolk Constabulary
*Leicester City Police; to Leicester and Rutland Constabulary
*Lincoln City Police; to Lincolnshire Constabulary
*Liverpool City Police; to Liverpool and Bootle Constabulary
*Luton Borough Police (again); to Bedfordshire and Luton Constabulary
*Manchester City Police; to Manchester and Salford Police
*Merthyr Tydfil Borough Police; to South Wales Constabulary
*Middlesbrough Borough Police; to Teesside
*Newcastle upon Tyne Borough Police; to Northumberland Constabulary
*Newport Borough Police; to Gwent Police
*Northampton Borough Police; to Northampton and County Constabulary
*Norwich City Police; to Norfolk Constabulary
*Nottingham City Police; to Nottinghamshire Combined Constabulary
*Oldham Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Oxford City Police; to Thames Valley Constabulary
*Plymouth City Police; to Devon and Cornwall Constabulary
*Portsmouth Borough Police; to Hampshire Constabulary
*Preston Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Reading Borough Police; to Thames Valley Constabulary
*Rochdale Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Rotherham Borough Police; to Sheffield and Rotherham Constabulary
*Salford City Police; to Manchester and Salford Police
*Sheffield Borough Police; to Sheffield and Rotherham Constabulary
*St Helens Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Stockport Borough Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Stoke-on-Trent City Police; to Staffordshire County and Stoke-on-Trent Constabulary
*Southampton City Police; to Hampshire Constabulary
*Southend-on-Sea Borough Police; to Essex and Southend-on-Sea Joint Constabulary
*South Shields Borough Police; to Durham Constabulary
*Southport Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Sunderland Borough Police; to Durham Constabulary
*Swansea Borough Police; to South Wales Constabulary
*Tynemouth Borough Police; to Northumberland Constabulary
*Wakefield City Police; to West Yorkshire Constabulary
*Wallasey Borough Police; to Cheshire Constabulary
*Warrington Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Wigan Borough Police; to Lancashire Constabulary
*Worcester City Police; to West Mercia Constabulary
*York City Police; to York and North East Yorkshire Police

;County/combined forces
*Bedfordshire Constabulary; to Bedfordshire and Luton Constabulary
*Berkshire Constabulary; to Thames Valley Constabulary
*Buckinghamshire Constabulary; to Thames Valley Constabulary
*Cambridgeshire Constabulary (original); to Mid Anglia Constabulary
*Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire Constabulary; to Dyfed-Powys Constabulary
*Cornwall County Constabulary; to Devon and Cornwall Constabulary
*Cumberland and Westmorland Constabulary; to Cumbria Constabulary
*Derbyshire Constabulary; to Derby County and Borough Constabulary
*Devon and Exeter Police; to Devon and Cornwall Constabulary
*Dorset Constabulary; to Dorset and Bournemouth Constabulary
*East Riding Constabulary; to York and North East Yorkshire Police
*East Suffolk Constabulary; to Suffolk Constabulary
*East Sussex Constabulary; to Sussex Constabulary
*Essex Constabulary; to Essex and Southend-on-Sea Joint Constabulary
*Glamorgan Constabulary; to South Wales Constabulary
*Herefordshire Constabulary; to West Mercia Constabulary
*Huntingdonshire Constabulary; to Mid Anglia Constabulary
*Isle of Ely Constabulary; to Mid Anglia Constabulary
*Leicestershire and Rutland Constabulary; to Leicester and Rutland Constabulary
*Mid Wales Constabulary; to Dyfed-Powys Constabulary
*Monmouthshire Constabulary; to Gwent Constabulary
*North Riding Constabulary; to York and North East Yorkshire Police
*Northamptonshire Constabulary; to Northampton and County Constabulary
*Northumberland County Constabulary; to Northumberland Constabulary
*Nottinghamshire Constabulary; to Nottinghamshire Combined Constabulary
*Peterborough Combined Police Force; to Mid Anglia Constabulary
*Oxfordshire Constabulary; to Thames Valley Constabulary
*Shropshire Constabulary; to West Mercia Constabulary
*Somerset Constabulary; to Somerset and Bath Constabulary
*Staffordshire Constabulary; to Staffordshire County and Stoke-on-Trent Constabulary
*West Riding Constabulary; to West Yorkshire Constabulary
*West Suffolk Constabulary; to Suffolk Constabulary
*West Sussex Constabulary; to Sussex Constabulary
*Warwickshire Constabulary; to Warwickshire and Coventry Constabulary
*Worcestershire Constabulary; to West Mercia Constabulary

Abolished by the Local Government Act 1972

All police forces in England and Wales were abolished and reconstituted at midnight on March 31, 1974/April 1, 1974. This list shows the ones that existed then and their fate (ignoring minor transfers).

*Bedfordshire and Luton Constabulary; reconstituted as Bedfordshire Police
*Birmingham City Police; merged into West Midlands Police
*Bradford City Police; merged into West Yorkshire Police
*Bristol City Constabulary; merged into Avon and Somerset Constabulary
*Cheshire Constabulary; reconstituted, areas transferred to Merseyside Police and Greater Manchester Police
*Cumbria Constabulary; reconstituted
*Derby County and Borough Constabulary; reconstituted as Derbyshire Constabulary
*Devon and Cornwall Constabulary; reconstituted
*Dorset and Bournemouth Constabulary; reconstituted as Dorset Police
*Durham Constabulary; reconstituted, areas transferred to Cleveland Police and Northumbria Police
*Dyfed-Powys Constabulary; reconstituted
*Essex and Southend-on-Sea Joint Constabulary; reconstituted as Essex Police
*Gloucestershire Constabulary; reconstituted, areas transferred to Avon and Somerset Constabulary
*Gwent Constabulary; reconstituted
*Gwynedd Constabulary; reconstituted as North Wales Police
*Hampshire Constabulary; reconstituted, areas transferred to Dorset Police
*Hertfordshire Constabulary; reconstituted
*Kent Police; reconstituted
*Kingston-upon-Hull City Police; merged into Humberside Police
*Lancashire Constabulary; reconstituted, areas transferred to Merseyside Police, Greater Manchester Police, Cheshire Constabulary and Cumbria Constabulary
*Leeds City Police; merged into West Yorkshire Police
*Leicester and Rutland Constabulary; reconstituted as Leicestershire Constabulary
*Lincolnshire Constabulary; reconstituted, areas transferred to Humberside Police
*Liverpool and Bootle Constabulary; merged into Merseyside Police
*Manchester and Salford Police; merged into Greater Manchester Police
*Mid-Anglia Constabulary; reconstituted as Cambridgeshire Constabulary
*Norfolk Constabulary; reconstituted
*Northampton and County Constabulary; reconstituted as Northamptonshire Police
*Northumberland Constabulary; merged into Northumbria Police
*Nottinghamshire Combined Constabulary; reconstituted as Nottinghamshire Police
*Sheffield and Rotherham Constabulary; merged into South Yorkshire Police
*Somerset and Bath Constabulary; merged into Avon and Somerset Constabulary
*South Wales Constabulary; reconstituted
*Staffordshire County and Stoke-on-Trent Constabulary; reconstituted as Staffordshire Police
*Suffolk Constabulary; reconstituted
*Surrey Constabulary; reconstituted
*Sussex Constabulary; reconstituted
*Teesside Constabulary; merged into Cleveland Constabulary
*Thames Valley Constabulary; reconstituted
*Warwickshire and Coventry Constabulary; split between Warwickshire Police and West Midlands Police
*West Mercia Constabulary; reconstituted
*West Midlands Constabulary; merged into West Midlands Police
*West Yorkshire Constabulary; split mainly between West Yorkshire Police, South Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Police
*Wiltshire Constabulary; reconstituted
*York and North East Yorkshire Police; split mainly between North Yorkshire Police, Humberside Police and Cleveland Police

Former Railway Police Forces

From the archives of the British Transport Police:
*Birmingham & Derby Railway Police (1836)
*Birmingham & Gloucester Railway Police (1836)
*Bristol & Exeter Railway Police (18361876)
*Bristol Joint Railway Station Police (18651948)
*Cambrian Railway Police (18671923)
*Cardiff Railway Police (1897 - 1921)
*Cheshire Line Committee Police (1865 - 1948)
*Dundee & Arbroath Railway Police (1836 - 1923)
*Eastern Counties Railway Police (1836 - 1862)
*Eastern Union Railway Police (1847 - 1862)
*East Lincolnshire Railway Police (1848)
*Festiniog Railway Police (1884)
*Furness Railway Police (1844 - 1922)
*Great Central Railway Police (1897 - 1923)
*Great Eastern Railway Police (1862 - 1923)
*Great Northern Railway Police (1848 - 1923)
*Great Western Railway Police (1835-1947)
*Hull & Selby Railway Police (1854 - 1872)
*Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Police (1833 - 1846)
*London & Birmingham Railway Police (1833 - 1846)
*London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Police (1846 - 1923)
*London & Croydon Railway Police (1835 - 1846)
*London & Greenwich Railway Police (1833 - 1844)
*London, Midland & Scottish Railway Police (1923 - 1948)
*London & North Eastern Railway Police (1923 - 1948)
*London & North Western Railway Police (1846 - 1923)
*London & Southampton Railway Police (1838 - 1839)
*London, & South West Railway Police (1839 - 1923)
*Manchester & Leeds Railway Police (1837 - 1847)
*Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway Police (1836 - 1844)
*Midland Counties Railway Police (1836 - 1844)
*Newcastle & North Shields Railway Police (1839 - )
*North British Railway Police (1840 - 1844)
*Northern & Eastern Counties Railway Police (1840 - 1844)
*North Eastern Railway Police (1854 - 1923)
*North Staffordshire Railway Police (1845 - 1923)
*Pembroke & Tenby Railway Police (1859 - 1897)
*Stockton & Darlington Railway Police (1846 - 1876)
*South Devon Railway Police (1846 - 1876)
*South Eastern Railway Police (1836 - 1898)
*Southern Railway Police (1923 - 1948)
*South Eastern & Chatham Railway Police (1898 - 1923)
*South Wales Railway Police (1845 - 1863)
*Taff Vale Railway Police (1919 - 1923)
*York, North Midland Railway Police (1839 - 1854)

Former docks and port forces

*Bute Docks Police (1865 - 1985)
*Southampton Docks Police (before 1872 - after 1966)
*Swansea Harbour Trust Police
*Grimsby Docks Police

Canal Police Forces

*Aberdare Canal Police (c.1846)
*Aire and Calder Navigation Police (1840 - 1948)
*Birmingham Canal Navigation Police ( pre 1917 - 1948)
*Gloucester Dock Police (1836 - 1874)
*Grand Junction Canal Police
*Grand Union Canal Company Police (1929 - 1948)
*Leeds and Liverpool Canal Police (1840 - )
*River Lee Police (pre 1914 - c.1940)
*Regents Canal and Dock Police (c.1840 - 1929)
*Sharpness Dock Police (1874 - 1948)
*Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Police (1895 -)

References

* [http://www.cleveland.police.uk/force_info/history.htm Cleveland]
* [http://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/v3/about/history/tree.htm Devon and Cornwall]
* [http://www.kent-police-museum.co.uk/core_pages/pasttimes_early_days_pt7.shtml Kent]
* [http://www.leics.police.uk/about/3_our_history/ Leicestershire]
* [http://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/news_info/info/museum/pre-history.htm Thames Valley]
* [http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/about-us/history.asp West Midlands]
* [http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/section-item.asp?sid=6&iid=1233 West Yorkshire]


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