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[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

[South Arlington Police Service Center grand opening program]

Description: Photograph of a white-bordered front cover of a program titled in three lines of gold print: "South Arlington; Police Service Center; Grand Opening." Beneath the title on the right side in small black print is the date and time: "Saturday, October 25, 2008; 10:00 a.m." In the center of the cover is a color graphic picture of the new facility. At the bottom is the City of Arlington decal (left leg of the "A" is blue, right is red, crossed by a silver star with "Arlington" spelled out below in blue). The new station was located at 1030 SW Green Oaks.
Date: October 25, 2008
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, 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

[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