Category Archives: Police Officer

John Sutherland, police officer

Officer 1483, John  Sutherland was quite often in McLevy’s team of officers when making arrests. He joined the Edinburgh police on 20 January 1853 aged 25. He was single and previously had been a labourer. The popularly believed master of … Continue reading

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William Mulholland, police officer

William Mulholland is James McLevy’s assistant. He was born about 1802 in Ireland, possibly Armagh, and  joined the Edinburgh police force in the same year as McLevy in May 1830. One of three officers to be recruited that year. In the 1851 … Continue reading

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