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[AMBER Alert : President George W. Bush signs the AMBER Alert into law]

Description: Photograph of President George W. Bush signing into law the AMBER Alert package, which would create a system to help find kidnapped children and impose tougher penalties on child abusers, kidnappers and pornographers. In January 1996, Amber Haggerman was abducted and killed in Arlington, Texas. Amber's mother, Donna Whitson, with her hand on Amber's brother, Ricky, observe the signing. This photo was taken at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C. Also in the photo is Elizabeth Smart standing behind Amber's brother, Ricky, with her parents. Fourteen year old Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her Salt Lake City, Utah, bedroom June 5, 2002. Smart was found alive nine months later in Sandy, Utah, about 18 miles from her home. The AMBER Plan is known as America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response.
Date: April 30, 2003
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of the Chief's Coin created by Arlington Police Chief Theron Bowman in 2003]

Description: Photograph of the front and back view of a special gold coin created by Arlington Police Chief Theron Bowman in 2003. The coin is presented by the Chief to any personnel for outstanding service deserving immediate recognition. A picture-framed description of the coin is placed above the front and back views of the coin. The description reads: "Chief''s Coin. A special coin created by Chief Theron Bowman. Presented to officers and professional personnel for outstanding service, retirements, etc. Begun in 2003." One side of the completely gold coin has a replica of an Arlington police badge in the center with the words "Accountability," "Honor", and "Teamwork" engraved around the edges. The other side of the gold coin has a full color replica of an Arlington police patch in the center with the words "Service," "Leadership," and "Integrity" engraved around the edges in gold.
Date: [2003]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[West Arlington Police Service Center building entrance]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance of the West Arlington Police Service Center located at 2060 W. Green Oaks Boulevard, Arlington, Texas. The building was dedicated December 19, 2003. Also shown are three flying flags: United States Flag, Texas Flag, and the City of Arlington Flag. West Arlington Police Service Center is also referred to as the West Station.
Date: 2003
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[West Arlington Police Service Center freestanding name sign]

Description: Photograph of the freestanding name sign in front of the West Arlington Police Service Center located at 2060 W. Green Oaks Boulevard, Arlington, Texas. The West Staton serves West Arlington. West Arlington Police Service Center is also referred to as the West Station.
Date: 2003
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[West Arlington Police Service Center groundbreaking ceremony, 2003]

Description: Photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for the West Station at 2060 W. Green Oaks Boulevard taken in an open field. Six people (two women flanked by two men on each side) are holding shovels in various stages of digging. ? (man in suit), Police Chief Theron Bowman (in uniform), Council Member Sheri Capehart, (?council member), Mayor Robert Cluck, and Mayor Elzie Odom are pictured. A section of a poster on an easel can be seen on the right behind Elzie Odom and behind the easel is a pile of dug up ground. A housing subdivision is in the left background and a large metal electical tower is in the center to left background. West Arlington Police Service Center is also referred to as the West Station.
Date: December 2003
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[West Arlington Police Service Center groundbreaking ceremony, Mayor Elzie Odom speaking]

Description: Photograph of Mayor Elzie Odom speaking at a podium in an empty field part of which appears to have been broken for construction. There are two posters on easels showing floor plans and architects renditions of the station. A two-story building and several vehicles, tractors and other construction equipment is in the background. West Arlington Police Service Center is also referred to as the West Station.
Date: 2003
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library