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[APD training. Traffic stop training night]

Description: Photograph of a training exercise in which Officer Emily Summers has made a nighttime stop of a male driver, Mike Weaver, in an automobile. She is shining a light in the driver's window while talking to the driver, who seems to be explaining something to her.
Date: [199?]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD training. Traffic stop training day]

Description: Photograph of Arlington Police Officer Patrick Yeats has made a daytime stop of a female in an automobile. She appears to be in a parking lot. The officer is leaning beside the window talking to the driver and taking down information on a pad.
Date: [199?]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD training. Ropes Course training]

Description: Photograph of a tire attached to a rope hanging from a tree in an outdoor location in a wooded area. Officer Sebastien Peron is standing with his hand grasping the rope in order to stop a man from swinging on the tire. Several people are also holding the man to keep him from swinging. The officer looks like he is explaining something to the others. They are wearing tan shorts and blue t-shirts.
Date: [200?]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Honor Guard Rifle team at a memorial service]

Description: Photograph of the seven member Honor Guard Rifle team (Shooting Party) standing at attention with their rifles at their side, barrel touching the ground. They form a line standing in the cemetery at Moore Memorial Gardens. Two other officers are standing nearby and two police cars are in the background.
Date: 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Chief Theron Bowman, portrait, 2000]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Arlington Police Chief Theron Bowman wearing a Class A uniform with the Millennium Badge and three gold stars on his shirt collar. The three stars signify Chief. Police Chief Bowman has been Chief of Police from March 9, 1999 to present.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of an early APD tactical shield, view 1]

Description: Photograph of an early tactical shield that was used by the Arlington Police Department to defend the user. This tactical shield was a hand-held rectangular shaped sheet of metal with a thin eye slot hole for vision. The protective shield was most necessary in situations where law enforcement tactical team members had little or no cover.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of an early APD tactical shield, view 2]

Description: Photograph of an early tactical shield that was used by the Arlington Police Department to defend the user. This tactical shield was a hand-held rectangular shaped sheet of metal with a thin eye slot hole for vision. The protective shield was most necessary in situations where law enforcement tactical team members had little or no cover.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[APD officer running speed radar]

Description: Photograph of an Arlington police officer in tan uniform standing in front of his patrol car checking for speeders on Division Street (near the Eastern Star Home). The speed radar monitor sits on the hood of his vehicle.
Date: [1970-198?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington patrol car belonging to Officers Lewis and Crocker on display for MADD, 1992, back view]

Description: Photograph of the wrecked police car that Officer Terry J. Lewis and Officer Jerry L. Crocker were driving when they were hit by a drunk driver in 1992. The wrecked vehicle was on display by the MADD Organization to discourage drunk driving. The vehicle is sitting on a trailer. Several people are gathered around to view the car. The photograph shows the back view of the wrecked vehicle. The photographs was taken outdoors.
Date: 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington patrol car belonging to Officers Lewis and Crocker on display for MADD, 1992, back side view]

Description: Photograph of the wrecked police car that Officer Terry J. Lewis and Officer Jerry L. Crocker were driving when they were hit by a drunk driver in 1992. The wrecked vehicle was on display by the MADD Organization to discourage drunk driving. The vehicle is sitting on a trailer. Several people are gathered around to view the car. The photograph shows the back side view of the wrecked vehicle. The photograph was taken outdoors.
Date: 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Officer Joseph T. Cushman, rememberence]

Description: Photograph of a collection of items placed on a table as a rememberence of Officer Joseph "Joey" T. Cushman. Officer Cushman was killed in the line of duty by accidental gunfire on April 7, 2001 while performing a school shooting training exercise at Ousley Junior High. Items include an 8x10 photograph in uniform, a 5x7 group photograph, two badges, and awards.
Date: 200?
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[Arlington Police Station, 717 W. Main Street building entrance, 1964]

Description: Photograph of the 717 W. Main St. Arlington Police Station. This station opened in 1964, having moved from the 401 W. Main St. location. The APD remained there until it moved into the new main station, the "Ott" Cribbs Public Safety Center in 1989. A vehicle is parked at the entrance of the building with a woman walking in front of it. A United States flag is flying behind the building.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[Arlington Citizens Police Academy alumni (early 1990s)]

Description: Photograph of the alumni of the Citizens Police Academy (CPA). The photo shows 17 people (12 women and 5 men). In front of the group is a table with a white covering and a red skirt. On the table are a brass punch bowl, two plastic cups with red punch, a styrofoam cup, and a tan cardboard box. The photo was taken inside a room where one wall appears to be folding room divider. The CPA was founded in 1987 and was a group of volunteers who assisted the police department in various ways. They donated tireless hours to police programs and fundraisers. They acted as a bridge of communication and understanding between the officers and Arlington residents.
Date: [199?]
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[APD Motorcycle Division, 1980s]

Description: Photograph of six police officers in tan uniforms, motorcycle boots, and helmets standing next to their police motorcycles in front of a residence. They are L-R: James Henicke, Rudi Panke, Dick Hill, Don Burke, Tommy Dingman, and Billy Russell.
Date: [198?]
Item Type: Photograph