This photograph was sent to me by Dorset Police in 1998 with the following text.
Photograph was taken in 1935 to mark the retirement of Superintendent A. P. Beck. It was taken in the gardens of the Bridport Council Offices in South Street, Bridport and all the staff of the Division at that time were present.
Back row (l to r):
PC Battrick, PC Osborne, PC Ashman, PC Ivamy
Middle row (l to r):
PC Payne, PC Gibbs, PC Smith, PC Clapp, PC Burridge, PC Samways, PC Bugler, PC Applin, PC Blakeman, PC Massey
Front row (l to r):
PC Sims, PC Stainer, Sgt Clarke, Sgt Diment, Mrs Beck, Supt A P Beck, Sgt White, PC Lockyer, PC Toop, PC Sartin.