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Sir Edward Ridley Colborne Bradford, first baronet (1836–1911) by Henry Tanworth Wells, 1900 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bradford, Sir Edward Ridley Colborne, first baronet (1836–1911), administrator in India and police officer, was born on 27 July 1836 at Hambleden Cottage, Buckinghamshire, the second son of William Mussage Kirkwall Bradford (1806–1872), who was rector successively of Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire; Weeke, Hampshire...

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Carbonell, William Leycester Rouse (1912–1993), police officer in Malaya, was born on 14 August 1912 at 150 Albert Palace Mansions, Battersea, London, the youngest of three sons and fourth of five children of John Carbonell, owner of a small engineering firm, and his wife, ...

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O'Halloran, Thomas Shuldham (1797–1870), army officer and police chief in Australia, was born on 25 October 1797 at Berhampore, India, the second son of Major-General Sir Joseph O'Halloran (1763–1843) and his wife, Frances (1773–1835), the daughter of Colonel Nicholas Bayly and the niece of the ...

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Petrie, Sir David (1879–1961), police officer in India and head of the security service, was born on 9 September 1879 at Inveravon, Banffshire, the second surviving son of Thomas Petrie, master millwright, and his wife, Jane Allan. After taking an MA degree at ...

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Russell, Sir Thomas Wentworth (1879–1954), police officer in the Egyptian service, was born on 22 November 1879 at Wollaton rectory, fourth child and third son of the Revd Henry Charles Russell (1842–1922), grandson of the sixth duke of Bedford, and his wife, Leila Louisa Millicent Willoughby (...

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Steele, Samuel Benfield (1849–1919), army officer and officer of the North-West Mounted Police in Canada, was born in Mendonte township, Upper Canada, on 5 January 1849, the fourth son of a retired Royal Navy officer, Captain Elmes Yelverton Steele (d. 1865), and ...

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Tegart, Sir Charles Augustus (1881–1946), police officer in India, was born in Londonderry on 5 October 1881, the second son of Joseph Poulter Tegart, Church of Ireland clergyman, and his wife, Georgina Johnston. His father was rector of Dunboyne, co. Meath. Educated at ...

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Warburton, John Paul (1840–1919), police officer in India, was born on 28 August 1840 in Kabul, Afghanistan. His mother was Shah Jahan Begum (d. in or after 1866), a member of an Afghan noble family and relative of Shah Shuja, king of Kabul...

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Sir George Stoddart Whitmore (1829–1903) by Herman John Schmidt, c. 1890–1900 Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa / Herman John Schmidt Collection (G-1821-1/1)

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Whitmore, Sir George Stoddart (1829–1903), army officer and police officer in New Zealand, was born in Malta on 30 May 1829, the son of Lieutenant (later Major) George St Vincent Whitmore RE and his wife, Isabella Maxwell, the daughter of Sir John Stoddart...