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[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

[Heroes' Park brick paver stone inscriptions, Brock]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of a brick paver stone inscription located in Heroes' Park, 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. The stone was funded by sponsor donations to benefit the park and be a permanent and meaningful way to honor loved ones and show support for the Police and Fire Departments. The inscripted stone shows an Arlington police badge, a running horse (possibly AHS Colt), the honorees name (P.J. Brock) and police badge number. 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 brick paver stone inscriptions, Elliott]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of a brick paver stone inscription located in Heroes' Park, 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. The stone was funded by sponsor donations to benefit the park and be a permanent and meaningful way to honor loved ones and show support for the Police and Fire Departments. The inscripted stone shows an Arlington police badge, the honorees name (Chaplain Harold Elliott) and police badge number. 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 "Compassion" 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 "Compassion" 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 "Courage" 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 "Courage" 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 dedication photograph]

Description: Photograph of a press release for the dedication service for Heroes' Park in Arlington, Texas. The caption at the bottom of the picture says "Heroes' Park Dedication." Dedication was held May 17, 2008. The park is located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd. Heroes' Park is a tribute to the City of Arlington's Police and Fire Departments, and will commemorate those fallen in the line of duty. Features include the "Remembrance Courtyard", "Stream of Life", and "We Remember Wall".
Date: May 17, 2008
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park freestanding name sign, view 1]

Description: Photograph of the Heroes' Park freestanding name sign. The sign reads "Heroes Park. City of Arlington Texas. 2100 West Green Oaks." Shown are the exterior lights and the garden at the base of the sign.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park freestanding name sign, view 2]

Description: Photograph of the Heroes' Park freestanding name sign. The sign reads "Heroes Park. City of Arlington Texas. 2100 West Green Oaks." Shown are the exterior lights, the garden at the base of the sign, the flag pole with a United States Flag flying behind it, and a general location of the sign placement in relation to the memorial park and the neighborhood as seen from the street.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Heroes' Park "Honor" 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 picture has the inscription "Honor" 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 "Integrity" 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 "Integrity" 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 memorial dedication plaque]

Description: Photograph of the memorial dedication plaque in Heroes' Park located at 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, Texas. The cast bronze engraved plaque is attached to a stone pillar water feature at the entrance to the park. Heroes' Park is a tribute to the City of Arlington's Police and Fire Departments, and will commemorate those fallen in the line of duty. The title on the plaque reads "Heroes' Park" and following the title is the dedication. Also shown in the photograph are some of the inscriptions in the brick paver stones.
Date: 2007
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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

[Image of a commemorative stone from the Heroes' Park dedication, 2008]

Description: Photograph of a commemorative stone from the dedication of Heroes' Park in Arlington Texas. Written in black on the stone is "Heroes' Park Dedication, May 17, 2008." Three emblems are placed below the words: an Arlington Fire Department emblem, an Arlington Police Badge emblem, and a City of Arlington emblem.
Date: 2008
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

[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

[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