History Society was founded in 1985 and now has over 250 members
world-wide, although most are in the U.K. They include serving
and retired members of police forces, academics, librarians,
writers, police forces and police related museums and people
from many occupations who have an interest in police history.
We are not
an official police organisation, but we do have support and
encouragement from Chief Officers and our patron is Lord Knights,
former Chief Constable of West Midlands Police. Our President
is the retired Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary
and our current Chairman is the Deputy Chief Constable, Chief
Operating Officer for the College of Policing.