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The H Division Police Force

Matthew Macfadyen’s character in “Ripper Street,” Inspector Reid, was an actual police officer within the H Division.

Whitechapel

By 1888, London was the largest capital in the world and the center of the ever-increasing British empire. Queen Victoria had been on the throne for over 50 years and the public face of Britain reflected Victoria’s lifestyle; proud, …