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Police station and court house built

1851 Police station and court house built in Mildenhall, headquarters of the Mildenhall division of the West Suffolk Police Force which had been established in 1844. 

In the early days discipline was poor, and one constable was dismissed for allowing a prostitute to stay in his bedroom and to have the keys of the station. Matters greatly improved under Supt. Reeve, in charge from 1883 to 1898. His successor, Supt. Heigham, stayed until the Mildenhall division was disbanded in 1921. [Colin Dring: Mildenhall in Old Picture Postcards; European Library, Zaltbommel, Netherlands, 1993]

A Forest Heath District Council (Suffolk) Project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of the Millennium Festival 2000 Designed by ArtAtac