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Encyclopedia > Hampstead Heath Constabulary

Hampstead Heath Constabulary is a small, specialised police force responsible for policing Hampstead Heath, an area of open land in London belonging to the City of London For the band, see The Police. ... Hampstead Heath is a park in the north of London, covering 791 acres (3. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... Coat of arms The City of London is a small area in Greater London. ...

Police officers of this force have all the powers of a constable whilst in their limited jurisdiction of the Heath. There are 12 such officers, who provide 24 hour policing services to the Heath. The force is heavily supported by the Metropolitan Police, the local Home Office police force. A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in law enforcement. ... Metropolitan Police redirects here. ... The modern concept of Small Office and Home Office or SoHo , or Small or Home Office deals with the category of business which can be from 1 to 10 workers. ...

During the period January to September 2004 (inclusive) the Constabulary dealt with 1,066 incidents, including:

  • 344 byelaw incidents;
  • 471 miscellaneous incidents;
  • 251 criminal incidents;
  • 11 people were arrested including persons wanted on warrant, theft, drunk in charge of carriage and carrying an offensive weapon;
  • assisting the Metropolitan Police Service on over 70 occasions.

It should be noted that any serious or major incidents or crimes on the Heath become the responsibility of the Metropolitan Police. The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) (commonly referred to by its former official name of the Metropolitan Police, or colloquially as The Met; often referred to in legislation as the Police of the Metropolis) is the Home Office (territorial) police force responsible for Greater London, England, with the exception of the... Metropolitan Police redirects here. ...

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