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[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?]

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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?]

[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

[APD Honor Guard, ca. 1992]

Description: Photograph of the Honor Guard (17 officers) in uniform about 1992 in front of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center (Main station). All are standing in three rows with five officers on the front row holding rifles. The National, State and City flags are centered behind them.
Date: 1992?

[Arlington Police Station, 717 W. Main Street, groundbreaking ceremony, view 2]

Description: Photograph of the ground breaking ceremony for the new police station at 717 W. Main Street on October 10, 1964. Photograph shows Assistant Police Chief Herman Perry, Commissioner J. Ball, Commissioner C. Brown, Commissioner W. Sutton, City Manager A. Rollins, Mayor Tom Vandergriff and Police Chief A.B. "Ott" Cribbs holding the shovel. The Police Department remained in this building until it moved to the new, three-story, Main Station on Division Street.
Date: October 30, 1964