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[City of Arlington document appointing Mrs. C.C. Rogers as the City Marshal of Arlington, view 1]

Description: Photograph of a City of Arlington document detailing the appointment of Mrs. C.C. Rogers as City Marshal of Arlington in 1914 signed by P.F. McKee. The document is dated July 3rd, 1914 and states that she will be paid $5.00 a month. Listed on the document are the city officials and aldermen. Mrs. Rogers was the first female Arlington City Marshal. She was relieved of her duties September 10, 1914. The title of City Marshal was later changed to Police Chief when Pearl Rudd was appointed in 1915. Mrs. Rogers never became a police chief.
Date: 1914

[City of Arlington document appointing Mrs. C.C. Rogers as the City Marshal of Arlington, view 2]

Description: Photograph of a City of Arlington document detailing the appointment of Mrs. C.C. Rogers as City Marshal of Arlington in 1914 signed by P.F. McKee. The document is dated July 3rd, 1914 and states that she will be paid $5.00 a month. Listed on the document are the city officials and aldermen. Mrs. Rogers was the first female Arlington City Marshal. She was relieved of her duties September 10, 1914. The title of City Marshal was later changed to Police Chief when Pearl Rudd was appointed in 1915. Mrs. Rogers never became a police chief.
Date: 1914

[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

[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

[Image of Arlington Police Officer James E. Johnson's cartridge holder, whistle, and pen]

Description: Photograph of the cartridge holder, whistle, and pen used by Officer James E. Johnson. Officer Johnson was killed by gunfire on November 23, 1930 while attempting to arrest a man for disturbing the peace. He was the first Arlington Police Officer to die in the line of duty. A brief description of the items is placed below them. (date in photograph is incorrect)
Date: [1930]

[Image of the APD night watchman's clock]

Description: Photograph of the Night Watchman's clock used by Chief Cribbs for the Arlington Police Department in the mid 1930s. It contained a roll of paper that recorded the time and location of the watchman when he inserted a special key from the location he was checking. A special key was housed at each location. It continued in use until the early 1950s at which time officers were required to hand check and note the locked doors to businesses.
Date: 1930

[Tarrant County Patrol Unit, 1931]

Description: Photograph of the Tarrant County Patrol of 1931 showing members Guy Cross (standing with motorcycle) and Dutch Coke (standing with motorcycle) both with the Arlington Police Department, G. (Geo) Hecker (standing beside car), B. (Burt) Stilwell (standing with motorcycle), and H. (Hubert) Cannon (standing with motorcycle). The word "APD" is in the caption is between Dutch Coke and G. Hecker.
Date: 1931

[Arlington Constable A. B. Austin with moonshine still he "busted" in 1932]

Description: Photograph of Constable Albert Austin sitting on the back of a truck loaded with a moonshine still. He has a bottle of confiscated whiskey in each hand. Several men, young and old, are standing beside the truck, some facing the camera. The caption below the picture reads "Constable A.B. Austin and the still he "busted" in 1932 --Arlington." This picture was in the 1984 Arlington Police Commemorative Book.
Date: 1932

[Image of a Special Police Badge issued by Chief Ott Cribbs]

Description: Photograph of a Special Police Badge issued by Chief Ott Cribbs. The badge is made of brass-like material in an oval shape with scrolling, a star, other figures and "Arlington Special Officer" stamped into the metal. The badge is on a block of wood with a placard behind. The placard reads: "In the late 1940's and early 1950's, when extra police officers were needed, Chief Ott Cribbs distributed these Special Officer Badges to individuals he could trust. The practice ceased in 1954 when a Reserve Police Unit was created." The badge and placard are resting on blue fabric.
Date: 1940-1954

[Letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters, March 1945]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., in March of 1945. She explains that she did not sign papers for an allowance from her son Jack, and that she has learned that the amount originally allotted for her has been withheld from his pay for several months. She asks that the money be restored to him.
Date: March 1945
Creator: Vaughan, Emma