Police Pipe bands

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Northern Constabulary Pipe Band lead St Andrew’s Day torchlight procession, Inverness
Northern Constabulary Pipe Band lead St Andrew’s Day torchlight procession, Inverness

The tradition of Police Pipe bands extends beyond Scotland and across the world (particularly North America). As well as being called upon to play in public marches, processions and festivals (see Northern Constabulary photograph above), bands compete in Pipe Band Championships. They range in age from some relatively recently formed to those such as Lothian and Borders Police Pipe Band which goes back to1882

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