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[Arlington Police Museum. Newspaper picture of Russian police officer Oleg Orjekhouski touring the Harold K. Elliott Police Museum in Arlington]

Description: Photograph of a newspaper clipping with a photograph taken by Carolyn Bauman from the Fort Worth Star Telegram April 23, 1992 of Moscow police officer Oleg Orjekhouski. The caption beneath the picture says "Moscow police officer Oleg Orjekhouski looks at one of the displays at the Arlington Police Museum." The display is of a mannequin wearing a motorcycle police uniform. A United States Flag is in the background. Officer Orjekhouski is wearing his uniform.
Date: April 23, 1992
Creator: Bauman, Carolyn
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Newspaper article about the street dedications for fallen Arlington police officers, part 1]

Description: Photograph of a Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper article written by Jessamy Brown. The article is about the street naming dedications for Arlington police officers James Johnson, Gary Harl, Jerry Crocker, and Terry Lewis who died in the line of duty. It includes brief statements from family members of the slain officers. There are three pictures in the article. The largest is of Luther Johnson with a photo of his brother Officer James Johnson who died in 1930. Two other smaller pictures are photos of Officer Jerry Crocker and Officer Terry Lewis.
Date: May 11, 1994
Creator: Brown, Jessamy
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Newspaper article about the street dedications for fallen Arlington police officers, part 2]

Description: Photograph of a Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper article written by Jessamy Brown. The article is about the street naming dedications for Arlington police officers James Johnson, Gary Harl, Jerry Crocker, and Terry Lewis who died in the line of duty. It includes brief statements from family members of the slain officers. It shows a map of the street locations.
Date: May 11, 1994
Creator: Brown, Jessamy
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building Open House cartoon, newspaper clipping,1989]

Description: Photograph of a cartoon drawn by Susan Gaylord Buxton for the Ft. Worth Star Telegram encouraging people to come to the Open House of the new Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building. Police Chief Kunkle and Fire Chief Strickland are holding a banner stating the date and time of the event. Balloons with captions tell of various activities and attractions. The name of the cartoon is "The Front Line."
Date: 1989
Creator: Buxton, Susan Gaylord
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Officer Terry Lewis's casket carried by the Honor Guard during his funeral, newspaper clipping, 1992]

Description: Photograph of Arlington Police Honor Guard carrying Officer Terry Lewis's casket during his funeral. Officer Lewis was killed in the line of duty by vehicular assault on October 9, 1992. It was taken by Gregg Ellman October 13, 1992 for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Date: October 13, 1992
Creator: Ellman, Gregg
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Officer Dick Hill leads the motorcycle division's training at Arlington Stadium, newspaper clipping]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer Dick Hill leading a group from the motorcycle division along the walkways of outfield seats at the Arlington Stadium. They used the stadium and surrounding area for training exercises. It was taken by Jerry W. Hoefer from the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
Date: [19--?]
Creator: Hoefer, Jerry W.
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Officer Dick Hill newspaper article from the Arlington Daily News, 1975]

Description: Photograph of an article written by Beth Ann Loomis from the Arlington Daily News Monday Profile about Officer Dick Hill. The title of the article is "Former Chicago Bear now patrols streets for APD." It shows a picture of Officer Dick Hill wearing his police motorcycle helmet and firing speed radar at motorists. The article gives a brief profile of the officer's background.
Date: 1975~
Creator: Loomis, Beth Ann
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Museum. Newspaper picture of Russian police officer Col. Galija Mavljutov touring the Harold K. Elliott Police Museum in Arlington]

Description: Photograph of a newspaper clipping with a photograph taken by Brad Loper from the Arlington Morning News of Russian police officer Col. Galija Mavljutov touring the Arlington police museum after she attended the International Association of Women Police conference in Dallas. The caption at the top of the picture says "Policewomen join forces." The picture also shows various artifacts on display at the museum including three mannequins wearing uniforms and a United States Flag.
Date: November 14, 1997
Creator: Loper, Brad
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of a newspaper article about the kidney donation of Arlington Police Officer P.J. Brock to co-worker Vern Griffin]

Description: Photograph of a newspaper article written by Susan Schrock telling about Arlington Police Officer P. J. Brock donating a kidney to fellow employee, Vern Griffin. Vern Griffin worked as a property and evidence technician for the APD. The title of the article is "Kidney donor and co-worker are doing fine after surgery." The article includes color photographs of Officer Brock and Mr. Griffin. The surgery occured on September 9th, 2009.
Date: 2009
Creator: Schrock, Susan
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott's film "Suicide is not painless" newspaper article from the Arlington Daily News, 1986]

Description: Photograph of an article written by Nancy Visser from the Arlington Daily News about the 22-minute docudrama promoted by Chaplain Harold Elliott on teenage suicide. The title of the article is "Special film to show pain of suicide." It shows a picture of Chaplain Elliott watching a film crew prepare for a scene near Lake Arlington. The title of Chaplain Elliott's film is "Suicide is not painless." The film has been shown in schools, foriegn countries, and the military.
Date: February 25, 1986
Creator: Visser, Nancy
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Communication Center, newspaper clipping 1989]

Description: Photograph of a Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper clipping by Brent Winn. It shows a woman sitting at the communication center with another woman standing behind her. The caption beneath the picture reads: "Workers in 911 like Ann Whitley and Donna Hughes handle both minor mishaps and life-threatening situations." This photo was taken at the Police Substation, 4000 Little Road, Arlington.
Date: 1989
Creator: Winn, Brent
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Chaplain Elliott, his wife, and Chief Bowman at the grand reopening of the museum at the Arlington Training Center]

Description: Photograph of Chaplain Harold Elliott (center) standing between his wife Norma and Chief Theron Bowman at the grand reopening of the Arlington Police Museum at the Arlington Police Training Center located at 6000 W. Pioneer Parkway. Various artifacts of police memorabilia are on display behind them. The museum was founded in 1982 by Arlington Police Chaplain Harold K. Elliott when he began to collect items and store them in the attic of his Arlington home. By 1989, the items were moved to the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center. It was moved again to a more spacious room at the Police Training Center in March of 2007.
Date: February 25, 2008
Item Type: Photograph
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?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD Community Service Award recipients]

Description: Photograph of Tommy Ingram, Lee Eastman, Gary Krohn, Del Fisher, and Britt Snipes receiving a community service award (Texas Crime Prevention Association, Inc., Outstanding Crime Prevention Agency Award, Honorable Mention, Arlington Police Department). All the officers are in tan uniform. Lee Eastman and Gary Krohn are holding the award plaque.
Date: 19??
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[APD community service van]

Description: Photograph of an Arlington police department community service van as three photographs framed together in one 3-hole vertical frame. The top and bottom photographs are black & white and show the Ford van in bad condition. The middle photograph is color and shows the van to be painted blue with an Arlington Police decal on the back side pannel and the words "Sport Wagon" printed on the side doors.
Date: 1970/198?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library