Museum of Policing open day 2017 Date published: 15th August 2017 11.13am

The Museum of Policing in Cheshire will be holding its annual open day on Saturday, 9 September.

The free family event will be held at Arpley Street Police Station in Warrington from 10am to 4pm.

It will give visitors the opportunity to meet local officers and find out more about policing in the Warrington and Cheshire area.

Visitors will also be able to take a tour of the museum and there will be dog demonstration, a performance from the police band and displays and exhibitions. There will also be a host of police vehicles on display.

Sergeant Rob Horton, who helps organise the event, said: “The museum open day will allow people to see how policing has evolved over the years.

"It will be a great family fun event with lots of activities going on throughout the day.

“It also gives the public the opportunity to meet local officers and pick up crime prevention advice”.

The Museum of Policing is run by a team of volunteers, who dedicate their free time for members of the public who would like to gain an insight to the history of policing

The Museum is free to the public and educational groups by appointment, and contains some of the oldest police artefacts in the United Kingdom.