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[Heroes' Park "Respect" character trait of a hero stone]

Description: Photograph of one of the eight stone pillars that line the edge of the brick paved walkway in Heroes' Park located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. The stone pillar in the photograph has the inscription "Respect" engraved on the top to show a character trait of a hero. Heroes' Park is a tribute to the City of Arlington's Police and Fire Departments, and will also commemorate those fallen in the line of duty.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park "Responsibilty" character trait of a hero stone]

Description: Photograph of one of the eight stone pillars that line the edge of the brick paved walkway in Heroes' Park located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. The stone pillar in the photograph has the inscription "Responsibilty" engraved on the top to show a character trait of a hero. Heroes' Park is a tribute to the City of Arlington's Police and Fire Departments, and will also commemorate those fallen in the line of duty.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park "Sacrifice" character trait of a hero stone]

Description: Photograph of one of the eight stone pillars that line the edge of the brick paved walkway in Heroes' Park located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. The stone pillar in the photograph has the inscription "Sacrifice" engraved on the top to show a character trait of a hero. Heroes' Park is a tribute to the City of Arlington's Police and Fire Departments, and will also commemorate those fallen in the line of duty.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park "Service" character trait of a hero stone]

Description: Photograph of one of the eight stone pillars that line the edge of the brick paved walkway in Heroes' Park located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. The stone pillar in the photograph has the inscription "Service" engraved on the top to show a character trait of a hero. Heroes' Park is a tribute to the City of Arlington's Police and Fire Departments, and will also commemorate those fallen in the line of duty.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park "We Remember Wall" brass police badge emblem]

Description: Photograph of the Heroes' Park "We Remember Wall" brass police badge emblem. The park is located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. At the top of the rememberance wall are the words "in the company of heroes" with the brass Arlington police badge emblem below and to the right. The picture shows the emblem placement under the word "heroes".
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park "We Remember Wall" brass police badge emblem, close-up of badge]

Description: Photograph of the Heroes' Park "We Remember Wall" brass police badge emblem. The park is located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. At the top of the rememberance wall are the words "in the company of heroes" with the brass Arlington police badge emblem below and to the right. The picture shows a close-up of the emblem itself.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott with group of Polar Plunge supporters, 2006]

Description: Photograph of Polar Plunge supporters wearing blue T-shirts that say "North Arlington Pole-ice." Chaplain Harold Elliott is standing on the far left in a blue suit and wearing shades. During the winter months, Polar Plunge supporters dove into frozen water as a fund raising benefit for Special Olympics. This group dove into the pool at the Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Texas.
Date: 2006
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[The Harold K. Elliott Police Museum official name plaque, 2004]

Description: Photograph of a door plaque showing the official name of the Arlington police museum. 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. When Chaplain Elliott retired in June of 2004, the museum was officially named the Harold K. Elliott Police Museum in his honor.
Date: June 2004
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of items recognizing Chaplain Harold Elliott, founder of the Arlington Police Museum]

Description: Photograph of items recognizing Chaplain Harold Elliott as founder of the Police Museum in 1982. The museum was later named for him on his retirement in June 2004. Items include his picture and name with caption reading: "The Police Museum was officially named after its founder and curator, Chaplain Harold Elliott, in June 2004; his parking sign which reads: "Police Chaplain"; a laminated official museum post card with his picture; his badge; and desk set with name plate and police coffee mug. Harold Elliott became a volunteer chaplain for the APD in 1974. In 1982, he became the APD's first full-time police chaplain.
Date: June 2004
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Museum. Chaplain Harold Elliott with display mannequins at the Harold K. Elliott Police Museum in Arlington]

Description: Photograph of Chaplain Harold Elliott standing with three mannequins dressed in various police uniforms that are on display at the Arlington police museum. Also included in the grouping is a wall cabinet with memorabilia, a United States Flag pinned on the wall, and a framed collection of police patches.
Date: 2004
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

[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, 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

[Arlington Police Assistant Chief Larry Boyd, portrait 2002]

Description: Photograph of a head and shoulder shot of Assistant Chief Larry Boyd in uniform taken about 2002. A United States Flag stands behind him to the left. [He worked 22 years as a police officer for the City of Arlington and retired in 2004 with the rank of Assistant Chief].
Date: [2002?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Assistant Chief Michael Ikner, portrait 2002]

Description: Photograph of a head and shoulder shot of Assistant Chief Michael Ikner in uniform taken about 2002. [Ikner joined the Arlington Police Department, where he climbed through the ranks to assistant chief, briefly serving as interim chief in 2006 and 2007].
Date: [2002?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott's annual New Year's Day Police Breakfast, 2002]

Description: Photograph of Arlington policemen gathered at a dining table in the home of Chaplain Harold Elliott for the annual New Year's Day Police Breakfast that began in 1984 and continued through 2004. Chaplain Elliott is standing in the center of the group behind the table. A light colored table cloth covers the table with a large pink flower arrangement arranged in the middle. Some of the people pictured left to right around the table: Mike Higgins, John Morgan, Harold Elliott, Billy Smith, Randle Meadows.
Date: 2002
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott's "Cop Bear" on his mailbox]

Description: Photograph of Chaplain Harold Elliott's "Cop Bear" sitting on his mailbox as a beacon for guests attending the annual New Year's Day Police Breakfast that is being held in his home. The annual event began in 1984 and continued through 2004. The brown and tan stuffed teddy bear is wearing two police patches, a baseball hat, and sunshades.
Date: 2002
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library