[Image of Arlington Police Officer James E. Johnson's cartridge holder, whistle, and pen]

Description

Photograph of the cartridge holder, whistle, and pen used by Officer James E. Johnson. Officer Johnson was killed by gunfire on November 23, 1930 while attempting to arrest a man for disturbing the peace. He was the first Arlington Police Officer to die in the line of duty. A brief description of the items is placed below them. (date in photograph is incorrect)

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1930].

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Arlington Police Department Collection and was provided by Arlington Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 49 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Arlington Public Library

The photo collections of the Arlington Public Library document the development of Arlington, Texas as well as the history of the Arlington Police Department. The collections also include a selection of World War II era photographs and documents.

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Description

Photograph of the cartridge holder, whistle, and pen used by Officer James E. Johnson. Officer Johnson was killed by gunfire on November 23, 1930 while attempting to arrest a man for disturbing the peace. He was the first Arlington Police Officer to die in the line of duty. A brief description of the items is placed below them. (date in photograph is incorrect)

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 10 in.

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High resolution image available upon request from Arlington Public Library.

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Arlington Police Department Collection

Legal documents, clippings, and photographs of the Arlington Police Department from the early 1900's to present day, depicting various people, places, and activities concerning the department.

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  • [1930]

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  • Aug. 9, 2011, 1:35 p.m.

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  • April 5, 2012, 10:25 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Image of Arlington Police Officer James E. Johnson's cartridge holder, whistle, and pen], photograph, [1930]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth176250/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Public Library.