These 13 pictures show the fascinating history of Sussex Police

From horses to helicopters, a lot has changed at Sussex Police over the last fifty years.

Sussex Police celebrated its 50th anniversary last year
Old and new police cars outside Sussex Police HQ

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Do you remember when police cars looked like this?
During the 50th birthday celebrations old police cars could be spotted at police HQ
Do you miss seeing police officers on horseback?
A police bike circa 1923
A slightly later incarnation of the police bike, the Norton Interpol 2
The modern day police bike used by Sussex Police officers
A picture of a police helicopter taken from a Patrol (police magazine) article published in January 1990
Newly qualified police dog Shadow measures up for the long jump and waits for the word of command from his handler PC Tom Bowles in 1978
Police sniffer dogs Lucy and Oscar pictured at their retirement ceremony in May 2008
Two officers and their dogs from Sussex Police's modern day dog unit
Chief Constable Giles York said: Im really grateful to all of the team and all of you who have contributed to recognising and remembering 50 years of Sussex Police.
Police officers from the four corners of the globe converged on Sussex to get an insight into the workings of a modern British police force in the 1990s
Do you miss seeing police officers on horseback?