Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 21, 1973 · Page 16
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 16

Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, June 21, 1973
Page 16
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Scotland Yard-Above and Below Sooitiliainid Yard, England's ifamous police force, ifoas roubinie chores to perform in addition Ito rfihe glaraoirous. Above ieifit, as line (Wi /aidier Guards march oiPf duty ait Buckingham tBailace, ittie public pushes (forward (to join in the procession. A lone policeman on a white horse separates the tourists from the military. Above right, a palace frogman climbs oue of a London oaniail atflfcer Winging up a massing •oasbbox. Scotland Yard Image Cloaks Its Efficiency By TOM SANDROCK LONDON — New Scotland Yard is probably the most famous police headquarters in the world. Glamorized in books and films, steeped in tradition and linked with the easy-paced and phlegmatic calm of the London "Bobby," it has an image which cloaks the efficient, computerized and mod­ ern administration. 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The specialist units such as the murder squad, flying squad and fraud squad are internationally known. The expertise of individual officers in these units, is a major factor in their successes, but behind them is everything modern technology can devise to assist policing in all its aspects, from general office administration to forensic science. The bulk of the force manpower is spread over London in divisions so local officers deal.with matters on their own ground. At headquarters are based the specialists who back the divisional officers when required and mount separate operations covering a range of subjects. Inside Scotland Yard there is a brisk yet unhurried pattern of procedures, using the most modern work-flow methods. For example, in the national criminal records office where there are more than three million files weighing over 100 tons, the records — in constant demand from forces all over the country — are in the process of being transferred to microfilm, a' task expected to take two years. FOR MOVING the files inside the Yard a system was designed with a selective document conveyor, 1,700 feet Tom Sandrock is chief crime reporter for The Daily Telegraph in London. long — the longest of its type, in England. An operator, using a keyboard like a typewriter, can route the files so that they are automatically delivered to the correct department. The information room is the brain of the majority of police operations. It handles all emergency 999 telephone calls to police in London. The most advanced electronic equipment with pushbutton operation is used to deploy cars and men to wherever they are needed. It is linked to a communications system with illuminated screens for showing the deployment and available resources, and can be linked to conversations between various units engaged on an operation. Traffic control is computerized and can be watched on closed circuit television. From a control room at the Yard operators can regulate traffic flow in central London by adjusting the timing of traffic lights at heavily-congested road junctions. THERE IS EVEN a computer which records traffic flows and feeds the information to another computer programmed for the automatic adjustment of traffic lights to See 'ScotlancT- (Continued on Page 22) ITCHY, BURNING TOE5I EASE.FIERY PAIN IN ONE POUR or your 5!)C back. Apply quick-drying T-4- L., strong fungicide, to quiet itch, burn in MINUTES, Also fine for sweaty, odorous feet. Try it for happy relief! NOW at OSCO DRUG. Sale prices effective thru Saturday. 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