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[Arlington Reserve Officers at the Regional Reserve Officers Training Academy, ca. 1970s]

Description: Photograph of a group taken in the late 1970s at the Regional Reserve Officers Training Academy at the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). The back row is the Reserve Officers from Arlington. It was taken outdoors with a white building covered in ivy in the background. The group is arranged on the sidewalk with the bottom group kneeling off the curb.
Date: [197?]
Item Type: Photograph

[East Arlington Police Service Center front entrance]

Description: Photograph of a front entrance view of the East Arlington Police Service Center at 200 New York Ave. The building opened in 1996. This view also includes two patrol cars and a police van. The National, State, and City flags are on a single pole next to the brick sign and are flying at half mast. East Arlington Police Service Center is also referred to as the East Station.
Date: [199?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of a triangular folded U.S. Flag and seven shell casings]

Description: Photograph of a triangular folded United States Flag with the field of stars showing and seven shell casings standing upright and placed in front of the flag. The seven shell casings represent a 21 gun salute honoring fallen officers. Three volleys from seven rifles constitute the 21 gun salute. The brass casings are then given to family members. (These shown are from practice rounds).
Date: [20??]
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

[Image of seven shell casings]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of seven shell casings. The seven shell casings represent a 21 gun salute honoring fallen officers. Three volleys from seven rifles constitute the 21 gun salute. The brass casings are then given to family members. (These shown are from practice rounds).
Date: [20??]
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 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

[Arlington Police Chief Roy Ables, portrait]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Police Chief Roy Ables in a suit and tie sitting at his desk. Behind his chair is a bookcase and above his head is a mounted stuffed fish on the wall. Police Chief Ables served Arlington as Chief of Police for two years from 1983 to 1985.
Date: 1984?
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Officer Rex Gomillion playing "Taps"]

Description: Photograph of Sgt. Rex Gomillion in Honor Guard uniform standing near a large building playing "Taps" on his trumpet. The event is at the State Peace Officer's Memorial in Austin. A newspaper photographer is standing slightly behind him taking his picture. People are standing behind them at the top of the stairs of the large building.
Date: 1989
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Arlington Police Detective Ann Thompson's drawing of a child]

Description: Photograph of a drawing done by Arlington Police Detective Ann Thompson that depicts a young boy putting on his parent's police hat and shoes. The boy is wearing a stripped shirt, shorts, and one mid thigh sock. He is seated on a flat surface with the police hat on his head and is attempting to tie a shoe on his left foot with his leg folded up and the knee against his chest. The other shoe is on it's side next to the shoe he is tying on and the other sock is lying under his left leg. The drawing appears to have been done in black pencil. The drawing was given to Police Chief Theron Bowman and the image was later used on office birthday cards.
Date: 1991
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Color Guard, ca. 1992]

Description: Photograph of five members of the Color Guard (in uniform) taken about 1992 in front of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center (Main station). The Color Guard section of the Honor Guard carry the National, State, and City flags during events. L to R are Billy Russell, Steve Hall, Lonny Wright, Bob Gonzales and Henry Hernandez.
Date: 1992?
Item Type: Photograph