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Encyclopedia > Hertfordshire Constabulary
Hertfordshire Consabulary
Hertfordshire Consabulary
Coverage
Area Hertfordshire
Size 1,643
Population 1 million
Operations
Formed 1947 (merger)
HQ Welwyn Garden City
Officers 2,145
Divisions 3 (Called Areas)
Stations 26
Chief Constable Frank Whiteley
Website http://www.herts.police.uk/

Hertfordshire Constabulary is the Home Office police force responsible for policing the county of Hertfordshire in England. Its headquarters is situated in Welwyn Garden City. The force is headed by Chief Constable Frank Whiteley. According to the Closing the Gap report, it had 2145 officers. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2165x2670, 87 KB) Summary Map showing the territory covered by Hertfordshire Constabulary. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom, officially part of the East of England Government region. ... Welwyn Garden City is a town (not a city) in Hertfordshire, England. ... 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. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom, officially part of the East of England Government region. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Welwyn Garden City is a town (not a city) in Hertfordshire, England. ... Chief Constable is the title given to the commanding officer of every territorial police force in the United Kingdom except the two responsible for Greater London. ...

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History

The Constabulary was founded in 1841, under the County Police Act, 5 years after the Hertford Borough Police and St Albans Borough Police had been formed. In 1889, the Hertford Borough Police force was merged into Hertfordshire. St Albans remained independent until 1947. take you to calendar). ... The County Police Act 1839 (2&3 Vict. ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Until 2000, part of Hertfordshire (Hertsmere and part of Broxbourne council areas) were in the Metropolitan Police District and covered by the Metropolitan Police Service. [1] This article is about the year 2000. ... Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Broxbourne is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... The Metropolitan Police District (MPD) is the area policed by Londons Metropolitan Police Service. ... 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...


Organisation

Since 2001 the Constabulary has been divided into 3 Areas (having formerly been divided into 9 Divisions A – K) each headed by a Chief Superintendent. (Stations in italics) Chief Superintendent (Ch Supt/CSP; colloquially Chief Super) is a senior rank in the Police Forces. ...


Eastern Area (Area Headquarters in Stevenage) Stevenage is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England. ...

Central Area (Area Headquarters in Borehamwood) East Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Arms of Hertford Town Council Hertford (Hartford or, in local pronunciation, /[h]ɑːʔֽfəd/) is the county town of Hertfordshire, England, and is in the East Hertfordshire district of that county. ... Bishops Stortford is a town in east Hertfordshire, England just touching the border with Essex. ... Buntingford is a town in the district of East Hertfordshire, in Hertfordshire, England. ... Sawbridgeworth is a small, mainly residential, town in Hertfordshire on the Essex border, situated between Bishops Stortford and Harlow. ... Stevenage is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England. ... North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Hitchin is a town in Hertfordshire, England, and has an estimated population of 30,360. ... Arms of Letchworth Urban District Council Letchworth, officially Letchworth Garden City, is a town in Hertfordshire, England. ... Location within the British Isles Baldock is a town in Hertfordshire, England on the River Ivel. ... This article is about Royston, Hertfordshire. ... Broxbourne is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Cheshunt is a town in the Broxbourne district of Hertfordshire in the East of England with a population of around 50,000 according to the UKs 2001 Census [1]. It is a dormitory town and part of the London commuter belt served by Cheshunt railway station. ... Hoddesdon is a commuter town in the English county of Hertfordshire, situated in the Lea Valley. ... Borehamwood is a town in southern Hertfordshire, just outside London, and part of the London commuter belt. ...

Western Area (Area Headquarters in Watford) Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire. ... Arms of the former Hatfield Rural District Council Hatfield, originally Bishops Hatfield, is a town in the Welwyn Hatfield district of Hertfordshire, in the south of England. ... Welwyn Garden City is a town (not a city) in Hertfordshire, England. ... The City and District of St Albans is a local government district, in Hertfordshire, England. ... St Albans (thus spelt, no apostrophe or dot) is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35. ... Harpenden is a town in the City and District of St Albans of Hertfordshire in the East of England. ... London Colney is a village in Hertfordshire, England. ... Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Borehamwood is a town in southern Hertfordshire, just outside London, and part of the London commuter belt. ... Map sources for Bushey at grid reference TQ132952 Bushey (population 24,000) is a town in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England. ... Darkes Lane, Potters Bar. ... Watford is a town and district (styled as a borough due to the historical charter granted by Henry VIII) located 15. ...

Each Area is comprised of various units including: Watford is a town and district (styled as a borough due to the historical charter granted by Henry VIII) located 15. ... Watford is a town and district (styled as a borough due to the historical charter granted by Henry VIII) located 15. ... Rickmansworth is a town in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire, England. ... Watford Rural is a civil parish in the Three Rivers district of, Hertfordshire, England. ... Watford is a town and district (styled as a borough due to the historical charter granted by Henry VIII) located 15. ... This is an article about The Borough of Dacorum. ... Hemel Hempstead is a town in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 81,143 at the 2001 Census. ... Location within the British Isles Arms of Berkhamsted Town Council The walls of Berkhamsted castle Berkhamsted (since 1937, former spellings include Berkhampstead, or Berkhamstead, and also known colloquially as Berko) is a historic town of some 19,000 people, situated in the west of Hertfordshire, to the north-west of... Map sources for Tring at grid reference SP924117 Tring is a small market town in the Chiltern Hills in Hertfordshire, England with a population 13,000. ...

  • Intervention Teams (responding to 999 calls and on general patrol),
  • Community Teams (covering long term and quality of life issues),
  • CID Units (Priority Crimes, Prisoner Handling Unit, CID),
  • Intelligence and Tasking Units.
  • Roads Policing Unit (Traffic)

The Areas are supported by numerous centrally based units (H) operating from the Force Headquarters in Welwyn Garden City]], such as Firearms, Dog Section, Air Support, Control Rooms, Forensic Services and Major Crime.


The Future

Under the recent plans to merge smaller police forces to form larger strategic units, it has been proposed to either form an East of England Police, or possibly to merge the force with either Bedfordshire Police and Essex Police; or with Bedfordshire Police and Cambridgeshire Constabulary. [2] East of England is one of the official regions of England. ... Bedfordshire Police is a police force in England covering the county of Bedfordshire. ... Essex Police is a Home Office (territorial) police force with the responsibilty of policing the county of Essex in south east England. ... Cambridgeshire Constabulary is a police force in England covering the county of Cambridgeshire. ...


See also

There are a number of police forces in the United Kingdom. ... A Police Constable of West Yorkshire Police on patrol The United Kingdom has a number of similar but independent police services. ...

External links


Police forces in England

East: Bedfordshire | Cambridgeshire | Essex | Hertfordshire | Norfolk | Suffolk Bedfordshire Police is a police force in England covering the county of Bedfordshire. ... Cambridgeshire Constabulary is a police force in England covering the county of Cambridgeshire. ... Essex Police is a Home Office (territorial) police force with the responsibilty of policing the county of Essex in south east England. ... The Norfolk Constabulary is the police force which covers the county of Norfolk in the United Kingdom. ... Suffolk Constabulary is the police force covering Suffolk in East Anglia, England. ...


East Midlands: Derbyshire | Leicestershire | Lincolnshire | Northamptonshire | Nottinghamshire Derbyshire Constabulary is a police force in England covering the county of Derbyshire. ... Leicestershire Constabulary is a British police force that covers Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland in England. ... Lincolnshire Police is the police force covering the non-metropolitan county of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands of England. ... Northamptonshire Police is the police force covering Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England. ... Nottinghamshire Police is the police force covering Nottinghamshire and Nottingham in the East Midlands of England. ...


London: City | Metropolitan City Police Mounted Section officer The City of London Police is the police force responsible for the City of London. ... 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...


North East: Cleveland | Durham | Northumbria Cleveland Police is a police force in England covering and the districts of Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleveland, Middlesbrough and Stockton_on_Tees (borough). ... Durham Constabulary is a Home Office police force with the responsibilty of policing the county of Durham in the north east of England. ... Northumbria Police is the police force for the north English counties of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. ...


North West: Cheshire | Cumbria | Greater Manchester | Lancashire | Merseyside Cheshire Constabulary are the police force covering the English county of Cheshire and the independent areas of Runcorn , Widnes and Warrington. ... Cumbria Constabulary is the Home Office police force in England covering the county of Cumbria. ... Caption Caption Greater Manchester Police is the police force currently operating in Manchester, UK and the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester. ... Lancashire Constabulary is the police force responsible for policing the county of Lancashire in the North West of England. ... Merseyside Merseyside Police is the police force covering Merseyside in North West England. ...


South East: Hampshire | Kent | Surrey | Sussex | Thames Valley Hampshire Constabulary is the police force covering Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in southern England. ... Kent Police is the police force covering Kent in England, including the unitary authority of Medway. ... Police force of the county of Surrey in the south of England. ... Sussex Police is the police force covering East Sussex, West Sussex and Brighton and Hove in southern England. ... Thames Valley Police is one of the largest police services in England and the largest non-metropolitan one, covering 2200 sq mi (5,700 km²) and a population of 2. ...


South West: Avon and Somerset | Devon and Cornwall | Dorset | Gloucestershire | Wiltshire Avon & Somerset Constabulary is a police force in England covering the county of Somerset and the districts of South Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset; these districts were the now defunct county of Avon hence the forces name. ... Devon and Cornwall Constabulary is the Home Office police force responsible for policing the counties of Devon and Cornwall and the unitary authorities of Plymouth, Torbay and the Isles of Scilly. ... Dorset Police police force with the responsibilty of policing the English county of Dorset. ... Gloucestershire Constabulary is the police force covering the non-metropolitan county of Gloucestershire in England. ... Wiltshire Constabulary is the police force covering Wiltshire and Swindon in south-west England. ...


West Midlands: Staffordshire | Warwickshire | West Mercia | West Midlands Staffordshire Police is the police force covering Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent in the West Midlands of England. ... Warwickshire Police is the police force which polices Warwickshire in England. ... Categories: Stub | Law enforcement in the United Kingdom | Shropshire | Telford and Wrekin | Herefordshire | Worcestershire ... The West Midlands county The West Midlands Police is the police force covering the West Midlands county in England. ...


Yorkshire and the Humber: Humberside | North Yorkshire | South Yorkshire | West Yorkshire Humberside Police is the police force for Humberside in England. ... North Yorkshire Police is the police force covering the non-metropolitan county of North Yorkshire and the unitary authority of York in northern England. ... South Yorkshire Police is the police force covering South Yorkshire in England. ... West Yorkshire Police is the police force covering West Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. ...

Police forces in Wales

Dyfed-Powys | Gwent | North Wales | South Wales Dyfed-Powys Police is a police force in Wales. ... Gwent Police [1] is a UK police force responsible for the local authority areas of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen in southeast Wales. ... North Wales Police (Welsh: Heddlu Gogledd Cymru) is the Home Office police force responsible for policing the preserved counties of Clwyd and Gwynedd in north Wales. ... South Wales Police ( Welsh: Heddlu De Cymru) is one of four police forces in Wales. ...

UK-wide police forces

British Transport | Civil Nuclear | Ministry of Defence A British Transport Police motorcycle in London The British Transport Police (BTP) is a national police service for the railway system throughout Great Britain. ... The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) is an armed police force that protects civil nuclear installations and substances in the United Kingdom. ... The Ministry of Defence Police (or MOD Police; MDP) is the police force of the British Ministry of Defence. ...


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Hertfordshire Constabulary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (414 words)
Hertfordshire Constabulary is the Home Office police force responsible for policing the county of Hertfordshire in England.
The Constabulary was founded in 1841, under the County Police Act, 5 years after the Hertford Borough Police and St Albans Borough Police had been formed.
Until 2000, part of Hertfordshire (Hertsmere and part of Broxbourne council areas) were in the Metropolitan Police District and covered by the Metropolitan Police Service.
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