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About this object

Kenneth Oxford was the Chief Constable of Merseyside Police from 1976-89. He had been warned for several years, by members of the Liverpool Police Committee, about the situation in some of the poorest areas of the city. After the uprising in Liverpool 8, during the summer of 1981, his response to the 'riot' was to blame it on “Black Hooligans”.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Oxford Out
  • Accession no.
  • Type
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    1981 about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    625 mm x 440 mm
  • Collection
    From the Museum of Liverpool collections
Object view = Social History
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