Geoffrey Lawrence


We are pleased to report that BTPHG member Geoffrey Lawrence, a retired BT Police Officer, has been appointed a Chevalier of the ‘Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur’ (Knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honour) by the French Government.

The presentation was undertaken by the Rear . . . → Read More: Geoffrey Lawrence

An Inspector Recalls: Memoirs of a Railway Detective

Another new BTP related book has recently been published.

It is a personal memoir written former BTP officer Graham Satchwell.


This is how he describes it:

“Several books describe the organisation and structure of the BTP. But how many have told the inside . . . → Read More: An Inspector Recalls: Memoirs of a Railway Detective

New History Writers Appointed

Ed Thompson and John Owen

In was recently announced in the BTPHG Year Book 2016, that the nominations committee have this year appointed two new BTP History Writers – John Owen and Ed Thompson – for their tenacity and dedication in thoroughly documenting the Force during their long-running Census Project, travelling . . . → Read More: New History Writers Appointed