A female Greater Manchester Police officer at work in the station in the days before the computer revolutionised the way we live and work. She makes notes with a pad and pen and sits beside a large journal to which much of the information would be transcribed. We think this image dates from the mid 1970s but the office equipment would have been largely familiar to an officer of the 1930s.
From the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives.
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