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[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

[APD badges and decorations]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of an Arlington police badge centered and surrounded by decorations. The caption reads "Clockwise from top in order of precedence: Medal of Honor; Medal of Valor; Wounded in Action; Distinguished Service; Police Officer's Award; Medal of Merit; Supervisor of the Year; Officer of the Year; Service to Youth; Community Service; Life Saving; Rookie of the Year; Reserve Office of the Year; Service Award; Safe Driving."
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, current versions, view 1]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of the current versions of the Arlington police badges. Showing are: Chief, Sergeant, Deputy Chief, Officer, Lieutenant, Chaplain, and Captain. Use of these badges started in the late 1970s, early 1980s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, current versions, view 2]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of the current versions of the Arlington police badges. Showing are: Chief, Sergeant, Deputy Chief, Officer, Lieutenant, Chaplain, and Captain. Use of these badges started in the late 1970s, early 1980s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, earlier versions, 1st close view]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book 1994 of the first Arlington police badges. Five badges are shown, including Captain, Chaplain and Sergeant badges. The badge in the center is pre-1950. The other badges were used up until the late 1970s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, earlier versions, 2nd view]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book 1994 of the first Arlington police badges. Five badges are shown, including Captain, Chaplain and Sergeant badges. The badge in the center is pre-1950. The other badges were used up until the late 1970s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Chaplain Elliott, his wife, and Chief Bowman at the grand reopening of the museum at the Arlington Training Center]

Description: Photograph of Chaplain Harold Elliott (center) standing between his wife Norma and Chief Theron Bowman at the grand reopening of the Arlington Police Museum at the Arlington Police Training Center located at 6000 W. Pioneer Parkway. Various artifacts of police memorabilia are on display behind them. 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.
Date: February 25, 2008
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Communication Center, newspaper clipping 1989]

Description: Photograph of a Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper clipping by Brent Winn. It shows a woman sitting at the communication center with another woman standing behind her. The caption beneath the picture reads: "Workers in 911 like Ann Whitley and Donna Hughes handle both minor mishaps and life-threatening situations." This photo was taken at the Police Substation, 4000 Little Road, Arlington.
Date: 1989
Creator: Winn, Brent
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Community Service Award recipients]

Description: Photograph of Tommy Ingram, Lee Eastman, Gary Krohn, Del Fisher, and Britt Snipes receiving a community service award (Texas Crime Prevention Association, Inc., Outstanding Crime Prevention Agency Award, Honorable Mention, Arlington Police Department). All the officers are in tan uniform. Lee Eastman and Gary Krohn are holding the award plaque.
Date: 19??
Item Type: Photograph

[APD community service van]

Description: Photograph of an Arlington police department community service van as three photographs framed together in one 3-hole vertical frame. The top and bottom photographs are black & white and show the Ford van in bad condition. The middle photograph is color and shows the van to be painted blue with an Arlington Police decal on the back side pannel and the words "Sport Wagon" printed on the side doors.
Date: 1970/198?
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[APD Honor Guard members making speech, 1986]

Description: Photograph of three members of the Honor Guard from 1986 (that can be seen). The Honor guard was created in April 1986. One of the officers is making a speech with the other officers standing nearby. All officers are dressed in Honor Guard uniforms. Named officers are Jim Lowery, James Laman, and Charlie Wallace.
Date: 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[APD Mobile Crime Lab newspaper article from the Arlington Good Times Magazine, 1974]

Description: Photograph of an article from the November 1974 City of Arlington Good Times Magazine about the new Arlington Police Department Mobile Crime Lab. The title of the article is "Police Crime Lab hits the streets." It shows a picture of Officer James Bethany, who was in charge of the designing of the inside of the lab, standing beside the mobile crime lab vehicle.
Date: November 1974
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Motorcycle Division, 1976]

Description: Photograph of eight police motorcylces lined up at an angle. Each motorcycle carries a fully uniformed police officer. This photograph was included in the 1984 Arlington Police Commemorative Book with the caption "1976 Motorcycle Squad." Included in the photograph are Rudy Salazar, Doug Coldwell, Lynn Dodson, Jim Cagle, Charles Waybourn, John Faltynski, Homer DeWolfe, and Larry Jones.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Motorcycle Division in a Fourth of July parade, late 1980s]

Description: Photograph of a late 1980's Arlington Fourth of July Parade where members of the Motorcycle Division are riding in front of the Honor Guard carrying the flags. A fire truck and an ambulance follows the group as they move along Abrams Street. Many parade spectators are along the side of the street.
Date: 198?
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Motorcycle Patrol Unit, 1922, left view]

Description: Partial photograph of the Motorcycle Patrol Unit of 1922. The photograph was taken on a street with a brick wall in the background. Some of the men are standing on the sidewalk and some of the men are sitting on their motorcycles. Included in the photograph are Jim Coke, Constable Robert Young, Mike Thompson, Police Commissioner Hugh Moore, Guy Newman, Mr. Baker and Harvey Oldman. The motorcycles are possibly Indian Twins. The picture shows details on the left side of the group.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Motorcycle Patrol Unit, 1922, right view]

Description: Partial photograph of the Motorcycle Patrol Unit of 1922. The photograph was taken on a street with a brick wall in the background. Some of the men are standing on the sidewalk and some of the men are sitting on their motorcycles. Included in the photograph are Jim Coke, Constable Robert Young, Mike Thompson, Police Commissioner Hugh Moore, Guy Newman, Mr. Baker and Harvey Oldman. The motorcycles are possibly Indian Twins. The picture shows details on the right side of the group.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Mounted Patrol police with motorcycle policeman, ca. 1986]

Description: Photograph of two police officers in tan uniform on horseback and a police officer in tan uniform on his Harley Davidson police motorcycle. The caption under the print says "Members of the Police department's mounted patrol unit prepare their horses for duty." Officer Dan Armstrong and Officer Chuck Johnson are mounted on their horses and Officer Don Burke is sitting on his motorcycle "Old Silver".
Date: 1986?
Item Type: Photograph

[APD. New 1993 Arlington police cruiser]

Description: Photograph of a new 1993 Chevrolet Arlington police cruiser parked in front of the Ott Cribbs Station at 620 West Division Street. The driver side door shows the Arlington City emblem with "Arlington Police" beside it. The small rear window has "806" underneath it. "Call 9-1-1 Emergency" is inside a circle which is placed next to the rear tail light and bumper. The roof has the red, white, and blue flashing lights attached. A push bumper is mounted on the front. 'Law and Order Magazine 1993' gave this cruiser third place in its Design Contest for its "very simple, clean design which looks good both day and night."
Date: [1993]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD ORBIS history in Arlington]

Description: Photograph of a page from the 1984 Arlington Police Commemorative Book that explains the history of ORBIS, Arlington's first speed detection device. Along with the information, the page shows a picture taken by ORBIS of a moving vehicle, a picture of the signage that was posted on SPUR 303, and a picture of the ORBIS device that was placed along the edge of the street.
Date: [197?]
Item Type: Photograph