Category Archives: Parks Police

Small police forces are set up to patrol specific parks and open spaces.

LX55 FFV This silver Vauxhall Zafira DTI is operated…

LX55 FFV This silver Vauxhall Zafira DTI is operated by the Metropolitan Police’s Royal Parks OCU. With the abolition of the Royal Parks Constabulary, the Met have taken over this role. The Vauxhall carries the same livery as regular Met cars, but with the addition of a roof-mounted flood light.
The rear view of two of the Zafiras in the Royal Park’s fleet. The Royal Parks Constabulary was abolished as part of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005.
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YN54 DLU This Mercedes Vito was new to Wandsworth…

YN54 DLU This Mercedes Vito was new to Wandsworth Parks Police in January 2006. Prior to this it was a police demonstrator with Mercedes. It proved successful in increasing police orders of the vehicle, and so was sold off when it was one year old.
The side view of the same Vito, showing its smart single waistband of battenburg marks. All the ‘parks police’ signs are magnetic until it gets its permanent livery.
The rear view of the van showing the prisoner cage.
The same Mercedes Vito at night.
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KE53 JDX This silver Nissan X-trail is the only…

KE53 JDX This silver Nissan X-trail is the only vehicle run by Kensington and Chelsea Parks Police. It is fitted with a full-width roof light bar and additional blue flashing lights behind the front grille and on the front wings. Up the sides are a single tall band of battenburg markings.
The rear view of the same Nissan. The car is equipped with a video surveillance camera to the front and an LPG conversion. It is used to drive around and between parks in the London borough.
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This is a very rare police cycle from the Royal Parks…

This is a very rare police cycle from the Royal Parks Constabulary (London). It is a hybrid pedal / electric cycle called an Eco-Bike Enforcer. It is fitted with blue lights, a siren and decked out in black and white checker markings. Ideal for upholding the law in Hyde Park, this cycle has the unusual features of an ignition and battery gauge. It has a 200 watt motor, goes 15 mph unaided and has 21 gears.
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