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

[Arlington Police Department all divisions group photo, ca. 1999]

Description: Photograph of eleven people who represent each department of the Arlington Police Department. The picture was taken at the back door employee entrance of the "Ott" Cribbs Public Safety Center on Division Street. On the left is motocycle parking and on the right is the jail entrance. Some of those included are representatives from the Motorcycle Division, Bike Patrol, Honor Guard, Special Operations, Canine (K-9) Unit, Warrant Division, Crime Scene Search Unit, and Public Service Assistant. Standing in the rear is Police Chief Theron Bowman. Also in the photograph are a police car, police motorcycle, bicycle and police dog.
Date: 1999/2000
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Deputy Chief A.J. Key]

Description: Photograph of Deputy Chief A.J. Key in uniform shaking hands with someone out of the picture. He served with the Arlington Police Department for about 22 years between the years 1977 through 1999.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Officer Martha Willbanks, APD's first female officer]

Description: Photograph of Officer Martha Willbanks standing with her arm on the driver's door of an Arlington Police cruiser. This is a close-in photo of Officer Willbanks taken in about 1999 with the background of the building and foliage distorted. Officer Willbanks was Arlington's first female officer (she was called the city's only armed secretary) and her dress uniform hangs in the police museum.
Date: 1999?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of a replica of the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial in Austin, Texas, side view]

Description: Photograph of a replica of the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial. The Texas Peace Officers' Memorial is a monument erected on the grounds of the Capitol Complex in Austin, Texas to recognize and honor the ultimate sacrifice made by Texas law enforcement and corrections officers who were killed in the line of duty. On May 10, 1999, law enforcement officers and the families of officers traveled to Austin for the Memorial dedication. This replica is on a wooden base with the words "Texas Peace Officers Memorial" printed on a bronze plate attached to the center of the base.
Date: 1999?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of a replica of the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial in Austin, Texas, top view]

Description: Photograph of a replica of the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial. The Texas Peace Officers' Memorial is a monument erected on the grounds of the Capitol Complex in Austin, Texas to recognize and honor the ultimate sacrifice made by Texas law enforcement and corrections officers who were killed in the line of duty. On May 10, 1999, law enforcement officers and the families of officers traveled to Austin for the Memorial dedication. This replica is on a wooden base with the words "Texas Peace Officers Memorial" printed on a bronze plate attached to the center of the base.
Date: 1999?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of the APD Millennium badge]

Description: Photograph of the APD Millennium badge. 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.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Chief David Kunkle with Fort Worth Police Chief Tom Windham at a Fort Worth memorial service]

Description: Photograph of several policemen and an unidentified woman sitting in folding chairs at a Fort Worth memorial service. Police Chief David Kunkle is second from left on the front row and beside Chief Kunkle is Fort Worth Police Chief Thomas R. Windham. Most of them are reading a program from the service. Several people appear to be standing behind them in the crowd.
Date: [1998?]
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

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott holding a photograph taken at the bombed Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building (newspaper clipping, 1996)]

Description: Photograph of Chaplain Harold Elliott holding a large color photograph that shows him walking past the bombed Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The bomb completely demolished one side of the building and was the worst terrorist attack at the time on U.S. soil. Chaplain Elliott was called to the city to assist as a chaplain to the other chaplains and later, to councel state, federal and local rescue and recovery workers. The caption of the clipping from the Fort Worth Star Telegram reads "Helping Hand. Police Department's chaplain serves many roles." The hand written date on the article is 8/96 but the bombing occured April 19, 1995.
Date: August 1996
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Officer Chip Oxendine with his parents]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer Chip Oxendine talking to his parents at the dedication of the East Arlington Police Station on New York Avenue in 1996. His step-father, U.S. Representative Richard "Dick" Armey and his mother, Susan, had attended the ceremony. They are standing beside the windows inside the building and a City of Arlington flag appears to be flying outside. Officer Oxendine is in dark blue uniform.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[East Arlington Police Service Center dedication, Chaplain Harold Elliott speaking]

Description: Photograph of the Arlington East Police Station dedication with Chaplain Harold Elliott speaking at a podium on a raised platform. Seated on the platform with him are seven other people, six men and a woman. Left to right are: Police Chief David Kunkle, Congressman Dick Armey, Assistant Police Chief Theron Bowman, Mayor Richard Green, U.S. House Rep. Martin Frost, Council Member Paula Hightower, and the Priest from St. Matthews Catholic Church. The brown skirted platform is outside with a parking lot, trees, and a building in the background. East Arlington Police Service Center is also referred to as the East Station.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[East Arlington Police Service Center dedication, Chief David Kunkle speaking]

Description: Photograph of the Arlington East Police Station dedication with Police Chief David Kunkle speaking at a podium on a raised platform. Seated on the platform with him are six other people, five men and a woman. Left to right are: vacant chair for Chief Kunkle, Congressman Dick Armey, Assistant Police Chief Theron Bowman, Mayor Richard Green, U.S. House Rep. Martin Frost, Council Member Paula Hightower, and the Priest from St. Matthews Catholic Church. The brown skirted platform is outside with a parking lot, trees, and a building in the background. East Arlington Police Service Center is also referred to as the East Station.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of APD ceremonial scissors]

Description: Photograph of ceremonial scissors used to cut the ribbon at the opening of the East, West, South Stations, and Heroes Park. The scissors are fairly large in gold-like metal and are lying on red fabric. East Station opened in 1996, West Station opened in 2003, South Station opened in 2008, and Heroes Park was dedicated in 2007.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library