Lanarkshire Police Historical Society The History of Policing in Lanarkshire

ASSISTANT CHIEF CONSTABLE WILLIAM MUNCIE QPM

ASSISTANT CHIEF CONSTABLE WILLIAM MUNCIE QPM One of the most famous officers in the history of Lanarkshire Constabulary was William Muncie.Mr. Muncie was most famously known for leading the investigation into several murders committed...

LPHS – Police Museum

HERITAGE CENTRE, CUMNOCK Local retired Ayrshire businessman Jim Smith QFSM, former retained Fire Officer in Cumnock (Brother of RPOAS Ayrshire member Bill Smith), recently created a collection of historic Scottish Memorabilia, including Steam Engines;...

Murdered in the Line of Duty

Constable James Archibald Lanarkshire Constabulary and Vancouver Police Department James Archibald was born on the 16th of July 1885 in the village of Longriggend near Airdrie. He grew up in the Glengowan area of...

LPHS Events

LPHS EVENTS 2019 Since March 2019 the LPHS have been involved in a number of events in support of Police Scotland, The Scottish Police Federation, the wider police family and the community. A brief...

Sergeant Allan Petrie – Lanarkshire Constabulary

  SERGEANT ALLAN PETRIE LANARKSHIRE CONSTABULARY   Allan Petrie was born on the 28th of April 1861 at Whitehill, St.Cyrus, Kincardineshire. He was the son of Robert and Jessie Petrie. Robert was employed as...

Lanarkshire Constabulary’s Prison Van

Officers of the Motor Transport Division at Motherwell Police Office   For Prisoners or Furniture? In 1926 Lanarkshire Constabulary received delivery of their second official prison van. The vehicle was a ‘Dennis’ 15 foot...