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[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 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 Detective Ann Thompson's drawing of a child]

Description: Photograph of a drawing done by Arlington Police Detective Ann Thompson that depicts a young boy putting on his parent's police hat and shoes. The boy is wearing a stripped shirt, shorts, and one mid thigh sock. He is seated on a flat surface with the police hat on his head and is attempting to tie a shoe on his left foot with his leg folded up and the knee against his chest. The other shoe is on it's side next to the shoe he is tying on and the other sock is lying under his left leg. The drawing appears to have been done in black pencil. The drawing was given to Police Chief Theron Bowman and the image was later used on office birthday cards.
Date: 1991
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

[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

[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

[Arlington Police Officer James Evans Johnson, street renaming ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group gathered outside of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center for the dedication of a street that has been renamed in memory of Officer James Johnson. Three people, a police officer and two women, are holding a new street sign: "James Johnson St 200" (block). The signs were presented to the families of each officer before being erected on the streets surrounding the main station.
Date: May 11, 1994
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Officer James Evans Johnson, street sign]

Description: Photograph of a group of people looking at a renamed street sign, "James Johnson St 200" (block) which has been installed on the sign post with "W Division" street sign. The signs were presented to the families of each officer before being erected on the streets surrounding the main station.
Date: May 11, 1994
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Officer Jerry J. Crocker's name being "rubbed" from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.]

Description: Photograph of a person making a rubbing of Officer Jerry Crocker's name that is engraved on the wall of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. The memorial honors federal, state, and local law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and protection of the nation and its people.
Date: May 1993
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

[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 Officers Gary D. Harl and Terry L. Lewis, street signs]

Description: Photograph of two street signs on a stop sign post that were placed in memory of police officers Gary Harl and Terry Lewis. The picture of the sign post is angled to show clearly the renamed streets: "Gary Harl St 500" (block) and "Terry Lewis St 200" (block). The signs were presented to the families of each officer before being erected on the streets surrounding the main station.
Date: May 11, 1994
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 a case displaying the book "Mail Order Murder", a case solved by Detectives Tom LeNoir and Buddy Evans]

Description: Photograph of a case displaying a paperback book "Mail Order Murder" written by Patricia Springer about the case solved by Detectives Tom LeNoir and Buddy Evans. To the left of the book, a two-sided folding frame holds their photos and names. To the right of the book, a framed placard states: Book about murder cases solved by Detectives Tom LeNoir and Buddy Evans 1994. Additional comments, not in the image, follow: "The book is the story of a case they solved called, MAIL ORDER MURDER. The suspect was convicted for the murder of only one of several wives he killed. He acquired his brides through mail order romance magazines. Arlington Police became involved in 1994. A jury convicted Jack Reeves in 1996 and sentenced him to 99 years in prison."
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of a display honoring Arlington Police Officer Craig Hanking]

Description: Photograph of a display of various objects belonging to and honoring Officer Craig M. Hanking who was killed in the line of duty in an automobile accident on August 3, 1994 while responding to a burglary call. Shown is Officer Hanking's black wallet containing his business card on the left and his ID badge #1443 on the right. His wrist watch sits below the wallet. At the top of the wallet is a bronze horse statue called a "caparisoned horse". The single riderless horse carries boots reversed in the stirrups in a military funeral. By tradition in military funeral honors, a caparisoned horse follows the casket of the deceased indicating that the warrior will ride no more.
Date: [1994]
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