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[Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building Open House cartoon, newspaper clipping,1989]

Description: Photograph of a cartoon drawn by Susan Gaylord Buxton for the Ft. Worth Star Telegram encouraging people to come to the Open House of the new Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building. Police Chief Kunkle and Fire Chief Strickland are holding a banner stating the date and time of the event. Balloons with captions tell of various activities and attractions. The name of the cartoon is "The Front Line."
Date: 1989
Creator: Buxton, Susan Gaylord
Item Type: Clipping

[Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building front entrance, 1989]

Description: Photograph of A.B. "Ott" Cribbs Public Safety Center at the corner of Cooper & Division Streets in 1989. The three-story facility is accompanied by a jail with 98-inmate capacity. It cost $8.9 million to construct the 88,000 square foot building. It is also known as the [New] Main Station or North Station.
Date: March 7, 1989
Item Type: Photograph

[APD retirees with Arlington Police Chief David Kunkle, 1992]

Description: Photograph of APD retirees taken in 1992 at a retirement ceremony. Bottom row L to R: Homer DeWolfe (retired 1987), Jerry McCurry (retired 1992), Bob Easley (served 1956-1982). Top row L to R: Bill Wills (retired 1991), Bobby Wiggins (served 1959-1984), James Long (in uniform) (served 1954-1992), Ed Watson (retired 1989), Chief David Kunkle (in uniform), Boyce Megason (retired 1990).
Date: 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Officer Homer DeWolfe's motorcycle parked in Safety Town]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer Homer DeWolfe's police motorcycle parked at the Six Flags Mall Safety Town. The motocycle is a Harley Davidson Electra Glide and was nicknamed "Honey Harley." Established in about 1978, Safety Town was a model town on the parking lot of Six Flags Mall where parents could take their children to learn road safety on their bicycles.
Date: [1970-198?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of a United States Commemorative Capitol Police Badge and a triangular folded U.S. Flag]

Description: Photograph of a full size commemorative badge from the United States Capitol Police and a triangular folded United States flag. The flag was flown over the Capitol building in Washington D.C. and is folded into a triangle with the field of stars showing. The Capitol Police Badge is displayed in front of the flag. The badge is kept in a hinged wallet. On the left side of the wallet is a picture of the Capitol Building Dome with the words "Washington D.C., The Nation's Capitol" at the bottom. The right side of the hinged wallet holds the United States Capitol Police Badge. The gold commemorative badge shows the U.S. Capitol Dome in the center with the word "United" on the left , "Sates" on the right and "Capitol" on the bottom. Other words on the badge are: "Lest we forget", "9-11", and "Police." Both items were presented to Chief Theron Bowman of the Arlington Police Department.
Date: [20??]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of Arlington Police Chief Ott Cribb's personal scrapbook, view 2]

Description: Photograph of Arlington Police Chief A.B. "Ott" Cribbs personal scrapbook. Chief Cribbs started his career as a police officer in 1926 and was appointed Police Chief in 1934, a position he held for the next 37 years. He retired in 1971. This scrapbook records such events as his encounter with Clyde Barrow (of the "Bonnie and Clyde" outlaw couple). This image shows his picture on the left page and various newspaper clippings glued onto the right page.
Date: [19??]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of Arlington Police Chief Ott Cribb's personal scrapbook, view 1]

Description: Photograph of Arlington Police Chief A.B. "Ott" Cribbs personal scrapbook. Chief Cribbs started his career as a police officer in 1926 and was appointed Police Chief in 1934, a position he held for the next 37 years. He retired in 1971. This scrapbook records such events as his encounter with Clyde Barrow (of the "Bonnie and Clyde" outlaw couple). This image shows his picture on the left page and various newspaper clippings glued onto the right page.
Date: [19??]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of an APD motorcycle officer's uniform on a mannequin in the police museum, wide shot view]

Description: Photograph of a mannequin sitting in a chair wearing a motorcycle officer's uniform. The tan uniform was used from the mid 1950s to 1986. In 1986, the Department changed to the dark blue police uniform. Also included in the ensemble is a white helmet, sunglasses, high-top black boots, a black tie, and the APD shoulder patch and breast badge. The mannequin and surrounding items are located in the Arlington police museum. Shown also is the old jail door from the Main Station on 717 W. Main Street.
Date: [1950-86]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of a United States Commemorative Capitol Police Badge and a triangular folded U.S. Flag, close-up view of badge]

Description: Photograph of a full size commemorative badge from the United States Capitol Police. The badge is kept in a hinged wallet. On the left side of the wallet is a picture of the Capitol Building Dome with the words "Washington D.C., The Nation's Capitol" at the bottom. The right side of the hinged wallet holds the United States Capitol Police Badge. The gold commemorative badge shows the U.S. Capitol Dome in the center with the word "United" on the left , "Sates" on the right and "Capitol" on the bottom. Other words on the badge are: "Lest we forget", "9-11", and "Police." Both items were presented to Chief Theron Bowman of the Arlington Police Department.
Date: [20??]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of an APD motorcycle officer's uniform on a mannequin in the police museum, close-up view]

Description: Photograph of a mannequin sitting in a chair wearing a motorcycle officer's uniform. The tan uniform was used from the mid 1950s to 1986. In 1986, the Department changed to the dark blue police uniform. Also included in the ensemble is a white helmet, sunglasses, high-top black boots, a black tie, and the APD shoulder patch and breast badge. The mannequin and surrounding items are located in the Arlington police museum. Shown also is the old jail door from the Main Station on 717 W. Main Street.
Date: [1950-86]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD program teaching gun safety to children. Award winners 1970s]

Description: Photograph of three members of the Arlington Police Department standing behind three children who are kneeling on the floor. The child on the left is holding a ribbon and the other two children are holding a rifle and a ribbon. The officers are from left: Tony Gale (in uniform), Barry Worden (in T-shirt that says Arlington Police Dept.), and Lee Eastman (in uniform). A poster in the center behind Officer Worden says "Arlington Police" with the A and star emblem in the middle.
Date: [197?]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD trading cards (4 horizontal prints), 1994]

Description: Photograph of four Arlington Police trading cards. The black cards have horizontal color shots of personnel in the middle. The name on each card is labeled in white at the bottom. They are: Traffic Supervisors; Bike Patrol, Pam Gold and John McGrath; Accident Investigators; School Resource Officers. Printing on the left side of the card says "Premier Edition 1994" in yellow and on the right side "Photos by Studio Works" in white. At the top of each card is the Arlington Police Shield and printed in white "Arlington Police." These cards were given out in schools, the stadium and various places for kids to collect.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[Newspaper clipping about Arlington Police Officers receiving awards, 1973]

Description: Photograph of an Arlington Citizens Journal newspaper clipping about five police officers recieving awards for their achievements. The title caption under the picture is "Top Cops." Those listed in the clipping are: Richard Love, Ben Bounds, Lionel (Lee) Eastman, John Faltynski, and Bob Callas. Awards given were watches or .38 pistols.
Date: June 18, 1973
Item Type: Clipping