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Social club or police headquarters? You might be surprised

June 25, 2018

Well, it seemed like a much more relaxed affair at the Police HQ on Lochee Road in the sixties. This image shows officers and visitors relaxing in the headquarters lounge. You would be forgiven if you first thought the image was taken in a social club rather than in the police’s main offices.

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When a local fisherman made a grisly discovery

June 22, 2018

A fisherman made a grisly discovery when a human skull was found in his nets. The image shows a member of police staff analysing the skull recovered near Arbroath in 1997. Investigations led officers to believe the skull was of a male under-30 and that the skull itself was 50 years old.

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Sri Chinmoy Peace Run makes it to Dundee primary school

June 22, 2018

A pupil from Douglas Primary School got the chance to hold the torch that was brought to Dundee as part of the Sri Chinmoy Peace Run in 1997. A group of 16 runners embarked on a 350-mile loop around Scotland. One of the runners described it as “a celebration of peace in a very simple way”.

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