Archives For policemen

Jeremy Thorpe arriving at the Old Bailey on the first day of his trial for conspiracy to murder, London 1979
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Anti fascist protest outside a secret meeting of Jobbik, a far right Hungarian political party, South Kensington, London
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

School children welcoming Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman outside Buckingham Palace where he was to lunch with the Queen. The pupils are from The King Fahad Academy School, London. Armed Police guarding the gates
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Police making arrests. Blockade the base women protest by sitting down at Greenham Common USAF American Airforce Base from which cruse missile launchers were deployed. 1982
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London Police Officers laying out a Talon spiked net outside Parliament to prevent vehicle terror attacks against crowds attending major events. The nets are capable of stopping lorries weighing up to 17 tonnes by puncturing tyres and becoming tangled around the front wheels bringing the vehicle to a stop. The system is designed to ensure that the vehicle skids in a straight line significantly reducing risk to crowds and producing a well controlled stop. The nets can be deployed by two officers in less than a minute
© Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Celia Davies veteran peace campaigner who had her neck broken by the police at Greenham Common. Stop DSEi arms fair protest prevents vehicle entering ExCel centre London Stop Arming Israel. Defence Security and Equipment International exhibition
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Stop DSEi arms fair protest prevents military vehicle entering ExCel centre London Stop Arming Israel. Defence Security and Equipment International exhibition
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Stop DSEi arms fair protest prevents military vehicle entering ExCel centre London Stop Arming Israel. Defence Security and Equipment International exhibition
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

The Battle of Lewisham, when an attempt by the far right National Front (NF) to march from New Cross to Lewisham in southeast London led to counter-demonstrations and violent clashes. © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

The Battle of Lewisham, when an attempt by the far right National Front (NF) to march from New Cross to Lewisham in southeast London led to counter-demonstrations and violent clashes.
© David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

NF Rally, giving Nazi salute Sieg Heil! Lewisham London © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

NF Rally, giving Nazi salute Sieg Heil! Lewisham London
© David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

The Battle of Lewisham, when an attempt by the far right National Front (NF) to march from New Cross to Lewisham in southeast London led to counter-demonstrations and violent clashes. The day has been seen since as a turning point policing when British police used riot shields for the first time on the mainland © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

The Battle of Lewisham, when an attempt by the far right National Front (NF) to march from New Cross to Lewisham in southeast London led to counter-demonstrations and violent clashes. The day has been seen since as a turning point policing when British police used riot shields for the first time on the mainland
© David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

The Battle of Lewisham, when an attempt by the far right National Front (NF) to march from New Cross to Lewisham in southeast London led to counter-demonstrations and violent clashes. © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

The Battle of Lewisham, when an attempt by the far right National Front (NF) to march from New Cross to Lewisham in southeast London led to counter-demonstrations and violent clashes.
© David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk