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Twentieth-Century Police Movements

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To what extent have police forces developed throughout the Twentieth century?
Many changes have occured to police forces throughout the twentieth century. Rapid technology developments have effected the way the police work, providing them with new and increasingly more complex equipment. Wheres the nineteenth century police officer had neither a radio or a walkie-talkie, reling heavily on a whistle to alert collegues to the scene of a crime; two-way radios had been introduced in the 1920s. This meant that officers could now communicate with the police station and respond rapidly. The wallkie-talkie, in use from the 1950’s, also gave immediate access to fellow officers. Therefore officers decisions could now be made quickly and directly, following
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