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Fun
17 October 1888

JUSTICE AND HER ALLY
THE SPIRIT OF SCOTLAND YARD
Justice:--"Just as useful, and infinitely cheaper."


Justice and Her Ally.
(SEE CARTOON.)

HOW little or how much
   Are we supposed to owe
To the London police
In keeping the peace?
   That's what we want to know.

And does the gallant force
   Sufficient skill bestow

On hindering crime
In the dark night-time?
   That's what we want to know.

The spirit of Scotland Yard
   May seem to live and grow;
But is it the best
In which one could invest?
   That's what we want to know.

Is Warren the right man there,
   Or would a dumb scarecrow

(Not receiving a screw)
Just as usefully do?
   That's what we want to know.



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  Police Criticism
       Press Reports: East and West Ham Gazette - 29 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Echo - 10 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Echo - 15 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Echo - 20 August 1888 
       Press Reports: Echo - 9 August 1888 
       Press Reports: Edwardsville Intelligencer - 31 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Evening News - 2 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Fun - 10 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Fun - 21 November 1888 
       Press Reports: Fun - 24 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Fun - 26 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Fun - 3 October 1888 
       Press Reports: New York Herald - 11 November 1888 
       Press Reports: Pall Mall Gazette - 04 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Pall Mall Gazette - 05 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Pall Mall Gazette - 08 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Pall Mall Gazette - 09 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Pall Mall Gazette - 10 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Pall Mall Gazette - 28 August 1888 
       Press Reports: Punch - 13 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Punch - 20 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Punch - 22 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Punch - 27 July 1889 
       Press Reports: Star - 18 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Star - 3 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 13 October 1888 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 18 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Trenton Times - 8 October 1888 
       Ripper Media: Killer Among Us: Public Reactions to Serial Murder