Metropolitan Police: Office of the Commissioner: Correspondence and Papers

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Details of MEPO 2
Reference:MEPO 2
Metropolitan Police: Office of the Commissioner: Correspondence and Papers

General correspondence and papers relating to the work of the Metropolitan Police, including general police work, special duties in connection with the protection of royalty and other distinguished persons, public buildings and dockyards; also duties concerning traffic and other civil functions. The files also relate to the organisation of the Metropolitan Police. Some papers relate to financial matters including police pay and allowances, expenses, economy measures and so on.

The series covers police work at several historical events and disturbances. It includes files on women police, and files on particular crimes including many causes celebres, many of which are still subject to extended closure.

Piece numbers 863 to 896 not used

Date: 1816-1994
Related Material: Registers of some of this correspondence are in MEPO 18
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Physical description: 11550 file(s)
Access conditions: Available in microform only unless otherwise stated
Accruals: Series is accruing.

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