NRS 10923: Police Special Bundles, 1846-1963

A Note About Access

  • Police Special bundles that are over 70 years are Open to Public Access (OPA) and can be viewed in the reading room. 
  • Police Speical bundles that are less than 70 years are Closed to Public Access (CPA) and you are advised to contact the Police Archivist for permission to access. 
Item Dates Description
[2/674.16] 1846 Census of degree of education among persons in the colony (printed)  
[2/674.13] 1849 Minute by J. Long Innes, Superintendent of Police to His Excellency the Governor on the state of the Sydney Police and asking for an increase in Police strength, an increase in pay for various ranks, for additional Lock-ups and the appointment of a Medical Officer to examine Police reporting sick   
[2/674.7] 1848-1850 South Australian Police Force   
[2/674.4] 1850 Annotated copy of a Bill for the Regulation of the Police Force of New South Wales   
[2/674.15] c.1850 Sketch of a Proposed System of Police for the Colony of New South Wales by Charles Lockhart J.P.   
[2/674.12] 1851 Notification that the Police Districts of Gosford and Macdonald River are fully organised   
[2/674.8] 1852 Notification of the appointment of constables   
[2/674.11] 1852 Copies of Government Gazettes notifying establishment of various Police Districts   
[2/674.5] 1854 Staff and convicts on Cockatoo Island   
[2/674.10] 1864 Re the winding up of the intestate estate of Sir Frederick Pottinger, Bart., who was apparently authorised to sign cheques for police pay in the Forbes district   
[2/674.2] 1865 Inquiries into the necessity for expenses incurred by Police engaged in England for service in New South Wales   
[2/674.14] 1865-1866 Re forged certificates of character alleged to have been given by Officers of the Irish Constabulary to men appointed to the New South Wales Police Force   
[2/674.9] 1867 Estate of Senior Sergeant David Maclure, late of the Gold Escort    
[2/674.17] 1868 Key to cipher for use by the Police    
[2/674.3] 1864-1871 Re bank notes found near Bundaburrah Station apparently being proceeds of a robbery from the Yass Mail by the Hall Gang   
[2/674.6] 1873 Erection of barriers for the funeral of William C. Wentworth   
[7/6717] 1859-1875 Re Captain McLerie as captain of the Volunteer Mounted Rifles and erection of a monument to him   
[SZ843A-C] (microfilm copy Reel 1708) 1878-1880 Papers re hunt and capture of the Kelly gang   
[2/674.18] 1855-1884 Disciplinary action against Police, filling of vacancies and other staff matters   
[2/674.19] 1884 Letters from Sir Henry Parkes re his land at Jerilderie and the estate of his late son Mr. R.S. Parkes   
[7/6716.1] 1895-1896 Re suspects under investigation in connection with an unsolved murder at Cootamundra   
[7/6716.2] 1892-1900 Re capture of Benjamin Bridges, escaped prisoner   
[7/6214] 1906-1911 Questions concerning the Police Department asked in Parliament   
[4/8581-83, Doc No.79] 1900-1913 Papers re Joe and Jimmy Governor   
[7/6722] 1902-1913 Papers re murder of Constable Guilfoyle   
[10/1827 pt] 1914 Empire Day, 1914    
[10/1830] 1917-1918 Various files re "Old Names" matters    
[7/6726-30, 10/1832] 1918 Royal Commission to enquire into certain charges made against members of the Police Force in respect of their conduct in connection with the case of King vs. Reeves and others    
[7/5589, 7/5594] 1918-1921 Reports on political meetings held in the Sydney Domain    
[7/5588, 7/5590-93, 7/5595-99, 7/6720] 1917-1923 Papers concerning the International Workers of the World   
[7/6723] 1922-1923 Irish Envoy case (Republicans)   
[10/1827 pt] 1924 Hours of attendance of officers and signing of attendance books    
[10/1827 pt] 1926 Change in designation of head of Police Department    
[10/1827 pt] 1926 Public Safety Bureau    
[10/1831 pt] 1926 Various files - "Manual Under" and others    
[10/1831 pt] 1926 Brothel keepers in Brisbane    
[10/1827 pt] 1928 Police Regulation Acts, amendments    
[10/1827 pt] 1929 Re Police Officers as Prosecuting Advocate    
[4/459-60] 1880-1930 Bermagui mystery - Disappearance of Lamont Young, government geological surveyor, and four others in his party near Bermagui in October 1880    
[10/1827 pt] 1930 Boundaries of Administrative Police Districts    
[10/1827 pt] 1930 Employment of agents by Police in detecting breaches of the Gaming and Betting Act    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Use of teletype and teleprinter    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Sarah Elizabeth McDonald, charged with murder    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Sanctuaries for birds and animals    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Chewing of gum by Police on duty    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Temporary plain clothes duty performed by Police    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Investigation of books of Federal Life and General Assurance Co.    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Detailing of plain clothes Police for special duties    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Divisional patrol cars    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Queries re Australian Federal Life and Peoples Prudential Insurance Companies    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Press releases to be made by the Officer in Charge, Criminal Investigation Bureau, and not by public servants    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Public servants appointed to divisional stations    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Establishment of Eastern Police District    
[10/1828 pt] 1930 Additions to Parkes Police area    
[10/1829 pt] 1931 Papers re Irish terrorists, Workers' Defence Corps etc    
[10/1829 pt] 1931 New Guard - Activities    
[10/1829 pt] 1931 Re Communist paper - "Arnotts Red Spark"    
[10/1829 pt] 1931 First NSW State Lottery drawing    
[10/1829 pt] 1932 Police correspondence and record systems inquiry    
[10/1829 pt] 1932 De Groot - Supreme Court Act    
[10/1829 pt] 1932 Opening of Harbour Bridge    
[10/1829 pt] 1932 New Guard    
[10/1829 pt] 1932 Revision of Police 'Divisional' Boundaries in Metropolitan area    
[10/1829 pt] 1932 F.M. Devanny's association with Communist Party    
[12/2997.1] 1935 Report of the Royal Commission into the Monetary and Banking Systems    
[10/1838 pt] 1936 Conference of Police Superintendents    
[7/6719] 1936 Royal Commission on Illicit Betting     
[10/1833 pt-1834] 1938 150th Anniversary celebrations    
[10/1839 pt] 1938 Police Boys Clubs   
[10/1840 pt] 1938 Police Superintendents' Conference   
[10/1833 pt, 10/1835 pt] 1932-1940 Royal Commission into S.P. Betting   
[10/1841 pt] 1941 Annual Report matters    
[10/1841 pt] 1941 Commissioners' Conference - Sydney    
[10/1831 pt] 1939-1945 Papers re Second World War    
[10/1840 pt] 1939-1945 5th Annual Conference of Superintendents    
[10/1840 pt] 1939-1945 Re use of fruit and poker machines    
[10/1840 pt] 1939-1945 Lectures at School of Military Engineering re bombs and explosives    
[10/1852 pt] 1946 Stock stealing   
[12/2997.2] 1947 Proceedings of the preliminary hearing of the Royal Commission into certain allegations concerning the transfer of Sergeant 2nd Class A.J. Keogh from Peak Hill to Bathurst, 12 May 1947 (transcript])    
[10/1859 pt] 1948 Officer's light allowance   
[10/1863 pt] 1948 Survey of City traffic   
[10/1864] 1948 Annual report and annual returns of matters heard at Courts of Petty Sessions (Big Ben)    
[10/1875 pt] 1950 Members of the Police force living apart from their wives    
[10/1876 pt] 1950 Papers re Police arbitration cases   
[10/1889 pt] 1950 Draftsmanship at Sydney Technical College    
[10/1896] 1951 Poker and fruit machines   
[10/1907 pt] 1951 Applications for appointment to Court staff    
[10/1910 pt] 1951 Lost property    
[10/1910 pt] 1951 Lost property sale    
[10/1915] 1951 Typewriters   
[10/1931] 1951 Traffic conditions in Wollongong    
[3/2366.2-2367] 1950/51-1951/52 Inventories of Government property at Police Stations. (N.B. These files have been kept as a sample only and do not represent the entire correspondence for any one year.)    
[12/2997.3] 1951-1952 Papers relating to the Royal Commission on Liquor Laws in New South Wales (consist of correspondence, reports and returns)    
[10/1951 pt] 1952 Presentation of Imperial Service Medal   
[10/1961 pt] 1952 Police buildings   
[10/1962 pt] 1952 Issue of Serocalcin tablets to Police   
[10/1966] 1952 Police sale of lost property   
[10/1986 pt] 1952 Pistol practice   
[10/1997] 1952 Police medal and other awards   
[3/2365-2366.1] 1949/50, 1952/53 Returns of Police buildings for the various divisions detailing such information as new buildings and sites required, repairs, etc.  (N.B. These files have been kept as a sample only and do not represent the entire correspondence for any one year.)     
[10/1867] 1953 Annual returns of matters heard at Courts of Petty Sessions    
[10/1970 pt] 1953 Reports of bush fire danger   
[10/2014 pt] 1953 Divisional boundaries   
[10/2042] 1953 Papers from Police sale   
[10/2053 pt, 10/2055 pt, 10/2103 pt] 1954 Suppression of offences under the Gaming and Betting Act   
[10/2062] 1954 Royal Visit   
[10/2073 pt] 1954 Reports of bush fire danger   
[10/2075 pt] 1954 Offences under the Gaming and Betting Act    
[10/2093 pt] 1954 Police promotions 1953   
[10/2105 pt] 1954 Police promotions   
[12/2998-3001] 1954 Papers relating to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into certain matters relating to David Edward Studley - Ruxton (report, transcripts, photographs, briefs, correspondence, etc.)   
[3/2358-64] 1951-1955 Names files (N.B. These files have been kept as a sample only and do not represent the entire correspondence for any one year.)    
[10/2125 pt] 1955 Submission of incomplete P212A cards to the Central Warrant Bureau    
[10/2140] 1955 Re Compensation Department as aggrieved third person in case of Police injured on duty    
[10/2143] 1955 Police sale of lost property   
[10/2153] 1955 Alterations to the Jury list   
[10/2172 pt] 1956 Training of Police recruits   
[10/2175 pt] 1956 Annual Payment Scheme   
[10/2176 pt] 1956 Police flood relief   
[10/2181 pt] 1956 Commonwealth Police   
[10/2184] 1957 Annual Payment Scheme   
[10/2189] 1957 Reprinting of book of Police Rules and instructions    
[10/2190 pt] 1957 Police life saving awards   
[10/2194 pt] 1957 Police buildings - Priority list   
[10/2195 pt] 1957 Women Police   
[10/2196 pt] 1957 General proceedings against J.G. Bell   
[10/2199] 1958 .303 rifles   
[10/2201 pt] 1958 Establishment of Police College    
[10/2201 pt] 1958 Police promotions 1956    
[10/2202 pt] 1958 Monuments to Police killed etc   
[10/2205 pt] 1958 Motor registries transferred to the Department of Transport    
[10/2205 pt] 1958 War Service leave   
[10/2206 pt] 1958 Crime prevention booklets    
[10/2206 pt] 1958 T.A. Davies - Tow truck allegations    
[10/2208 pt] 1958 L.H. Greene    
[10/2215 pt] 1959 Tow truck pool    
[10/2215 pt] 1959 1959 Commissioners' Conference    
[10/2220 pt] 1959 Fingerprint Section     
[10/2220 pt] 1959 Suppression of offences under the Gaming and Betting Act    
[10/2222] 1959 Police Pillage Squad   
[10/2224 pt, 10/2226] 1959 Police sale of lost property    
[10/2225] 1959 Annual return of forms in Annual Payment Scheme    
[12/2996.1] 1959-1960 Papers relating to the Conference of Superintendents of Police held in 1959    
[10/2232 pt] 1960 Amnesty for surrender of firearms   
[10/2236 pt] 1960 Destruction of firearms   
[10/2236 pt] 1960 Corrections to Jury lists   
[10/2252 pt] 1960 Uniforms - Amendment to Section XIX of Police Rules and Instructions    
[10/2258 pt] 1960 List of licences   
[10/2262] 1960 Supply of liquor to Aborigines   
[10/2266 pt] 1960 1960 Superintendents' Conference   
[10/2271 pt] 1960 Federal pay roll tax returns    
[10/2271 pt] 1960 Special traffic controls    
[10/2272 pt] 1960 Tram and bus passes   
[10/2273] 1960 Sample notebooks   
[10/2275 pt] 1960 Return of typewriters   
[10/2277 pt] 1960 Flagpoles at Police Stations   
[10/2279] 1960 Inspection of Police Stations   
[10/2283 pt] 1960 Police Stations - Interstate   
[10/2284 pt] 1960 Trial of new summer uniforms   
[10/2286 pt] 1960 Communications - Expired number plates   
[10/2292 pt] 1961 Promotion Board minutes   
[10/2297 pt] 1961 Introduction of new style uniform   
[10/2298 pt] 1961 Checking of registers of addresses of Police in the metropolitan area    
[10/2302] 1961 Special Traffic Patrol   
[10/2310 pt] 1961 Jury lists   
[10/2313 pt] 1961 George Street North premises   
[10/2317] 1961 Promotions   
[10/2324] 1961 Revision of stolen motor vehicles book   
[10/2328 pt] 1961 Accidents attended by Police   
[10/2330 pt] 1961 Waratah Spring Festival   
[10/2331] 1961 Annual Report 1961   
[10/2333 pt] 1961 Corrections to Jury lists   
[10/2347] 1961 Police strength - Old papers   
[10/2348] 1961 Training of Police with the Marconi School of Wireless   
[10/2352 pt] 1961 Jury lists   
[10/2355] 1961 Statistics - Punch card system   
[10/2368 pt] 1962 Driver Training Range, Newcastle   
[10/2371 pt] 1962 Examination by experts of vehicles involved in serious accidents   
[10/2374 pt, 10/2418 pt] 1962 Corrections to Jury lists   
[10/2376 pt] 1962 Warning lights on Police cars   
[10/2380 pt] 1962 Return of typewriters   
[10/2383] 1962 Officers Training College   
[10/2385 pt-2386] 1962 Returns of Special Weekend Patrols    
[10/2387 pt] 1962 Promotion Board minutes   
[10/2388-89] 1962 Police sale of lost property   
[10/2390 pt] 1962 Driving Instructors Act, 1961   
[10/2411 pt] 1962 R.W. King and Yuill   
[10/2415 pt] 1962 Supply of Police escorts   
[10/2438 pt] 1962 Government Gazettes   
[10/2439 pt] 1962 Draft estimates   
[10/2440] 1962 Consolidated Revenue   
[10/2444 pt] 1962 Annual Police Report   
[10/2450 pt] 1962 Silver Baton Competition   
[10/2456 pt] 1962 Poliomyelitis   
[10/2464 pt] 1962 Gosford - Signposting of bus stops   
[10/2477] 1962 Keys for Police Station safes   
[12/2996.2] 1962-1963 Papers relating to Conference of Police Superintendents held in 1962