Flashcards in Problems faced by the police: Deck (6)
Name the main problems faced by the police?
-Lack of forensic techniques.
-Whitechapel vigilance committee.
-reliance on witnesses.
Why was the media an issue?
-Hostility toward the police.
-over 300 false letters claiming to be the ripper.
Why was police rivalry a problem?
-divisions did not cooperate with each other.
-evidence being removed to hinder other forces.
Why was the Whitechapel Vigilance committee an issue?
Sent false evidence to the police.
Why was reliance on witnesses an issue?