Special Branch History – Part 5. As opposed to the Official IRA (OIRA) declaration of a total ceasefire in 1972, the Provisionals continued a bloody campaign in Northern Ireland, on the mainland and on the Continent for nearly 30 years, causing hundreds of deaths …
Thin Blue Crimes: The History of the Police’s Special Branch. The benchmark of â€˜radicalâ€™ is Jack Straw. Peter Francis mentioned in a Guardian webchat others targeted by his Special Branch unit (the Special Demonstration squad) include, MPs Diane Abbott, Jeremy Corbyn, Imran Khan, the lawyer for the Stephen Lawrence family and human rights law firm, Bindmans.
Review: SDS kept out of history of Special Branch. Special Branch – A History: 1883 – 2006, by Ray Wilson and Ian Adams (Biteback, August 2015) Peter Salmon/Undercover Research Group. 15 October 2015 Despite being one of the best known and long-lived police units, books providing detailed histories of Special Branch are thin on the ground.
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Special Branch: A History: 1883-2006. Over time, ‘the Branch’, as it came to be known, assumed a much wider role, and was held responsible for monitoring the activities of anarchists, Bolsheviks and even the suffragettes. Later, it became the executive arm of MI5 in dealing with espionage cases, as (much to their frustration) the Security Service had no power to arrest potential spies.
Special Branch (Bangladesh) The chief of the SB has the rank of Additional Inspector General (Addl IGP) who comes from Bangladesh Police, and directly reports to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. The agency has around 64 district based offices, called District Special Branch (DSB) and also has offices in many Upazilla/Thana areas.
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The Special Branch of the Metropolitan Police was originally formed to combat a campaign of Irish republican terrorism, but soon took on wider responsibility for the monitoring of anarchists, Bolsheviks and suffragettes. This book presents a complete history of the service until its 2006 merger with the Anti-Terrorist Branch.
Sep 09, 2005 · End for Special Branch after 122 years. Scotland Yard’s Special Branch, the world’s oldest unit dedicated to tackling political violence, is to disappear under a major reform of the way the Metropolitan Police deals with terrorism. The unit was established in 1883 to counter Irish “Fenian” terrorism on mainland Britain
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The Special Forces warrant officer career field (180A) soon followed and, on April 9 1987, the Army Chief of Staff established a separate branch for SF officers (18A). Despite the numerous changes after Vietnam, the basic element – the SF ODA – remained largely unchanged.
Origins. The first Special Branch, or “Special Irish Branch”, as it was known, was a unit of London’s Metropolitan Police formed in March 1883 to combat the Irish Republican Brotherhood. The Irish soubriquet was subsequently dropped as the unit’s remit widened. During the same period it became active in the policing of so-called ‘Anarchist’
Formation: March 1883
This program delves in the murky world of the Special Branch units in Victoria and QLD, and includes a view from inside QLD Special Branch, in an interview with a former officer, as well as an