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[APD badges and decorations]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of an Arlington police badge centered and surrounded by decorations. The caption reads "Clockwise from top in order of precedence: Medal of Honor; Medal of Valor; Wounded in Action; Distinguished Service; Police Officer's Award; Medal of Merit; Supervisor of the Year; Officer of the Year; Service to Youth; Community Service; Life Saving; Rookie of the Year; Reserve Office of the Year; Service Award; Safe Driving."
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD badges, current versions, view 1]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of the current versions of the Arlington police badges. Showing are: Chief, Sergeant, Deputy Chief, Officer, Lieutenant, Chaplain, and Captain. Use of these badges started in the late 1970s, early 1980s.
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD badges, current versions, view 2]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of the current versions of the Arlington police badges. Showing are: Chief, Sergeant, Deputy Chief, Officer, Lieutenant, Chaplain, and Captain. Use of these badges started in the late 1970s, early 1980s.
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD badges, earlier versions, 1st close view]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book 1994 of the first Arlington police badges. Five badges are shown, including Captain, Chaplain and Sergeant badges. The badge in the center is pre-1950. The other badges were used up until the late 1970s.
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD badges, earlier versions, 2nd view]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book 1994 of the first Arlington police badges. Five badges are shown, including Captain, Chaplain and Sergeant badges. The badge in the center is pre-1950. The other badges were used up until the late 1970s.
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Color Guard, ca. 1992]

Description: Photograph of five members of the Color Guard (in uniform) taken about 1992 in front of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center (Main station). The Color Guard section of the Honor Guard carry the National, State, and City flags during events. L to R are Billy Russell, Steve Hall, Lonny Wright, Bob Gonzales and Henry Hernandez.
Date: 1992?
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Honor Guard, ca. 1992]

Description: Photograph of the Honor Guard (17 officers) in uniform about 1992 in front of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center (Main station). All are standing in three rows with five officers on the front row holding rifles. The National, State and City flags are centered behind them.
Date: 1992?
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Honor Guard, ca. 1995]

Description: Photograph of the Honor Guard (15 officers) in uniform about 1995 in front of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center (Main station). All are standing in two rows with five officers on the back row holding rifles. Portions of the name of the building show behind the legs of the officers on the front row. The Honor Guard contains three separate sections: Color Guard, Shooting (or Firing) Party, and an Honors Party. The Honor Guard participates in parades, dedication ceremonies, and other official events and represents the city as goodwill ambassadors across the state.
Date: 1995~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Honor Guard Rifle team at a memorial service]

Description: Photograph of the seven member Honor Guard Rifle team (Shooting Party) standing at attention with their rifles at their side, barrel touching the ground. They form a line standing in the cemetery at Moore Memorial Gardens. Two other officers are standing nearby and two police cars are in the background.
Date: 1992
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD. "Lock and unload!" campaign picture]

Description: Photograph of Texas Ranger baseball player Will Clark holding a shot gun and police officer Austin Barrett holding a hand gun for the Firearms Injury Prevention campaign. The slogan "Lock and unload!" is added to the picture. National Fire Protection Association logo Risk Watch is in the bottom left corner.
Date: 1995~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Millennium badge and Mobile Command Post "MC-1" bus]

Description: Photograph of the APD Millennium badge and a photograph of the "MC-1" Mobile Command Post bus. The gold Millennium badge is imprinted with the words "Arlington," "Police," "1884-2000," "Texas" (printed inside a white baseball), a bronze colored front view of the Texas Rangers Stadium, and the word "Officer." The badge was worn from November 1999 until January 1, 2000. The MC-1 Mobile Command Post is a white bus with wavy red, black, and blue stripes on the side bottom. It serves as a temporary station. Across the side top of the bus is the Arlington Police patch emblem and the words "Arlington Police Department."
Date: 1999
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD "Missing" flyer for Amber Haggerman, 1996]

Description: Photograph of the police flyer posted for the abduction of Amber Haggerman of Arlington in January of 1996. Her story led to the AMBER Alert system.
Date: 1996
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD. New 1993 Arlington police cruiser]

Description: Photograph of a new 1993 Chevrolet Arlington police cruiser parked in front of the Ott Cribbs Station at 620 West Division Street. The driver side door shows the Arlington City emblem with "Arlington Police" beside it. The small rear window has "806" underneath it. "Call 9-1-1 Emergency" is inside a circle which is placed next to the rear tail light and bumper. The roof has the red, white, and blue flashing lights attached. A push bumper is mounted on the front. 'Law and Order Magazine 1993' gave this cruiser third place in its Design Contest for its "very simple, clean design which looks good both day and night."
Date: [1993]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD retirees with Arlington Police Chief David Kunkle, 1992]

Description: Photograph of APD retirees taken in 1992 at a retirement ceremony. Bottom row L to R: Homer DeWolfe (retired 1987), Jerry McCurry (retired 1992), Bob Easley (served 1956-1982). Top row L to R: Bill Wills (retired 1991), Bobby Wiggins (served 1959-1984), James Long (in uniform) (served 1954-1992), Ed Watson (retired 1989), Chief David Kunkle (in uniform), Boyce Megason (retired 1990).
Date: 1992
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Special Operations in training]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 (Vol. II) showing the Special Operations Unit in training. The word "Training" is in the upper left corner. Showing are five pictures with captions: Dolores Chavez demonstrating the "Spider Crawl" ; P.J. Brock learning to tie the "Swiss Seat" ; Sgt. Walt West instructs Johnny Spruiel (Sgt. Paul Richards, Sgt. Walt West, Johnny Spruiel, J.T. Boyd) ; Rudy Salazar, rapel instructor ; Lt. Roy Mitchell "needing a little help" with the rope bridge.
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Special Operations training. "School" page]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 (Vol. II) showing the Special Operations Unit in training. The word "School" is in the upper left corner. Showing are four pictures with captions: Mark Funderburk preparing to rapel ; Helicopter rapelling ; "The Exterminators" (Greg Borders, Sgt. Walt West, Danny Nutt and James McSpadden) ; "We always knew Craig was hard-headed" (Craig Taylor, Tony Monlina, Steve Dollar, and Doug Cooper)
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD trading cards (4 horizontal prints), 1994]

Description: Photograph of four Arlington Police trading cards. The black cards have horizontal color shots of personnel in the middle. The name on each card is labeled in white at the bottom. They are: Traffic Supervisors; Bike Patrol, Pam Gold and John McGrath; Accident Investigators; School Resource Officers. Printing on the left side of the card says "Premier Edition 1994" in yellow and on the right side "Photos by Studio Works" in white. At the top of each card is the Arlington Police Shield and printed in white "Arlington Police." These cards were given out in schools, the stadium and various places for kids to collect.
Date: 1994
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD training the recruit class, 1999]

Description: Photograph of two Arlington Police vehicles stopped abreast on a back road with the drivers leaning out the doors, hand guns pointed at a female suspect. The suspect is standing with her hands placed on her head. A group of people are standing behind, between, and to the side of the police vehicles. At least three of the people in the picture are wearing police uniforms. The others are in street attire or their apparel is not clearly pictured. Three civilian vehicles are parked on the grass behind the police vehicles. The fire training center is shown in the background (two red brick buildings, a white building and a ramp).
Date: 1999
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD "Use your head...Protect it!" campaign picture]

Description: Photograph of Texas Rangers player Rusty Greer, bike patrol officer Russ Greene, a firefighter, a teenager on inline skates and a young girl with a bicycle (pedestrian safety) inside Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The slogan "Use your head...Protect it!" is added to the picture. National Fire Protection Association logo Risk Watch is in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1995~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD's first female officers (20 years later) in 1997]

Description: Photograph of some of the first female police officers in Arlington taken twenty years later in 1997. Front row: Martha Bacile Findlay, Martha Willbanks (center in dark blue uniform), Patt Scheckel-Hollingsworth. Back row: Shirley Bryant, Dixie Stout Bersano, and Sandy Walthall Jay (in uniform). Lt. Martha Willbanks (center) was the first female APD Police Officer.
Date: May 19, 1997
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD's first legal advisor, Robert Diaz, portrait ca. 1995]

Description: Photograph of a head and shoulders shot of Robert (Bob) Diaz who was the first legal advisor of the Arlington Police Department. He is wearing a dark suit with a red tie. He served as police legal advisor for the City of Arlington from 1974 until 1997.
Date: [1995?]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington patrol car belonging to Officers Lewis and Crocker on display for MADD, 1992, back side view]

Description: Photograph of the wrecked police car that Officer Terry J. Lewis and Officer Jerry L. Crocker were driving when they were hit by a drunk driver in 1992. The wrecked vehicle was on display by the MADD Organization to discourage drunk driving. The vehicle is sitting on a trailer. Several people are gathered around to view the car. The photograph shows the back side view of the wrecked vehicle. The photograph was taken outdoors.
Date: 1992
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington patrol car belonging to Officers Lewis and Crocker on display for MADD, 1992, back view]

Description: Photograph of the wrecked police car that Officer Terry J. Lewis and Officer Jerry L. Crocker were driving when they were hit by a drunk driver in 1992. The wrecked vehicle was on display by the MADD Organization to discourage drunk driving. The vehicle is sitting on a trailer. Several people are gathered around to view the car. The photograph shows the back view of the wrecked vehicle. The photographs was taken outdoors.
Date: 1992
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington patrol car belonging to Officers Lewis and Crocker on display for MADD, 1992, driver side view]

Description: Photograph of the wrecked police car that Officer Terry J. Lewis and Officer Jerry L. Crocker were driving when they were hit by a drunk driver in 1992. The wrecked vehicle was on display by the MADD Organization to discourage drunk driving. The vehicle was sitting on a trailer with large red letters displaying the word MADD. Several people are gathered around to view the car. The photograph shows the driver side view of the wrecked vehicle. The photographs was taken outdoors.
Date: 1992
Partner: Arlington Public Library