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Forum: General Police Discussion 10-28-2017, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
The Police Code seems to have been the earlier...

The Police Code seems to have been the earlier version of what would now be termed "Standing Orders", which I was always told were for the instruction of fools and the guidance of the wise.
Forum: Maybrick, James 10-28-2017, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
The word "shall" is less used now than...

The word "shall" is less used now than once it was. I was always taught that (poetry aside) "shall" was only ever to be used in the first person; therefore "I shall" and "we shall" are correct, but...
Forum: Neil, P.C. John 10-19-2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
I can't vouch for the 19th century but, for many...

I can't vouch for the 19th century but, for many years, the police did work the sort of rota system you describe (four shifts working a four week cycle with one shift on Rest Day - basically a week...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-10-2017, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
I'm afraid not. If an officer wishes to refresh...

I'm afraid not. If an officer wishes to refresh his memory whilst giving evidence he is usually allowed to do so, but it has to be from his original notes. The above-mentioned exchange with the...
Forum: Cutbush, Thomas 09-30-2017, 07:08 AM
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Views: 15,574
Posted By Bridewell
So Cutbush not buried at Broadmoor. Nice work by...

So Cutbush not buried at Broadmoor. Nice work by the author in tracing the grave, regardless of how you view his (Cutbush's) credibility as a...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-26-2017, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Thanks for clarifying, Joshua.

Thanks for clarifying, Joshua.
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-26-2017, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Not good enough, Trevor. You've made a specific...

Not good enough, Trevor. You've made a specific allegation that another poster has made things up. You can either back that allegation up or withdraw it. Either that or the original post gets...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-25-2017, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
That's a serious accusation, Trevor. I think you...

That's a serious accusation, Trevor. I think you should either support it with specific examples of things made up by Wickerman or withdraw the slur.
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-25-2017, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
I'm far from being Pc Long's greatest admirer but...

I'm far from being Pc Long's greatest admirer but if, as may be the case, he had heard about both the murders which had already been committed that night, would it be unreasonable for him to fear...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 09-25-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By Bridewell
Okay, so what does this say about your posting of...

Okay, so what does this say about your posting of the Hilliard portrait of MQS on another thread?

That source wasn't "produced by the killer himself" so it "cannot be connected to the murders". I...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 09-25-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,405
Posted By Bridewell
It's a pity that SPE no longer posts on this...

It's a pity that SPE no longer posts on this forum.
Forum: General Victim Discussion 09-25-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Bridewell
Expect a copycat in Springfield anytime now. My...

Expect a copycat in Springfield anytime now. My money's on Sideshow Bob:

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Forum: General Victim Discussion 09-25-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Bridewell
A serial killer who visits the National Portrait...

A serial killer who visits the National Portrait Gallery and is inspired to kill by one of the art works exhibited - because the subject has her left hand close to her abdomen. Such an obvious...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-22-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,646
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Posted By Bridewell
What has that crime scene / mortuary photograph...

What has that crime scene / mortuary photograph got to do with a discussion about whether or not JtR was responsible for the GSG?
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-22-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Thanks. all, for the various suggestions as to...

Thanks. all, for the various suggestions as to the possible meaning of Battlecrease.
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-22-2017, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Does anybody know the origin of the word...

Does anybody know the origin of the word "Battlecrease"? I've never seen it recorded anywhere else.
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-22-2017, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Trevor, of course that's when they were 'found to...

Trevor, of course that's when they were 'found to be missing'! It doesn't mean that they weren't already missing though, does it - or were you expecting someone to have compiled an inventory of what...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-22-2017, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Now that's interesting. Why did he choose to kiss...

Now that's interesting. Why did he choose to kiss the Holy Book?

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/kissing-holy-objects
Forum: Witnesses 09-22-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,974
Posted By Bridewell
It's always good to see a few more tiles added to...

It's always good to see a few more tiles added to the mosaic. I'd always imagined that Schwartz would have changed his name to Black to anglicise it - but clearly not.
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-22-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,226
Posted By Bridewell
Just something that occurs to me from Chandler's...

Just something that occurs to me from Chandler's evidence:-

When the coroner asks:

Was there any evidence of a scuffle?"

He replies: " No. There was no pocket in the jacket, in fact, there were no...
Forum: Witnesses 09-06-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 21,503
Posted By Bridewell
Walter Dew?

Walter Dew?
Forum: Witnesses 09-06-2017, 03:31 AM
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Views: 21,503
Posted By Bridewell
Were the 'spots of blood' in the passage noticed...

Were the 'spots of blood' in the passage noticed before the body was removed or after? If after, the spots if 'thick' (presumably congealed) could have been deposited during the removal process...
Forum: Witnesses 09-06-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 21,503
Posted By Bridewell
She was a road sweeper? :scratchchin:

She was a road sweeper? :scratchchin:
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-06-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 264,241
Posted By Bridewell
Quite. If the killer wrote the message then he...

Quite. If the killer wrote the message then he took a piece of chalk out with him to do that. It would have been just as easy to have taken a piece of paper and a pencil. In fact he could have saved...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 09-06-2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,196
Posted By Bridewell
Not sure about that. She could have carried a...

Not sure about that. She could have carried a significant amount of fatty tissue, yet not presented visually as 'fat'. Phillips might have referred to her as 'fatty' in that scenario because he was...
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