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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Mounted Patrol police with motorcycle policeman, ca. 1986]

Description: Photograph of two police officers in tan uniform on horseback and a police officer in tan uniform on his Harley Davidson police motorcycle. The caption under the print says "Members of the Police department's mounted patrol unit prepare their horses for duty." Officer Dan Armstrong and Officer Chuck Johnson are mounted on their horses and Officer Don Burke is sitting on his motorcycle "Old Silver".
Date: 1986?
Item Type: Photograph

[APD. New 1993 Arlington police cruiser]

Description: Photograph of a new 1993 Chevrolet Arlington police cruiser parked in front of the Ott Cribbs Station at 620 West Division Street. The driver side door shows the Arlington City emblem with "Arlington Police" beside it. The small rear window has "806" underneath it. "Call 9-1-1 Emergency" is inside a circle which is placed next to the rear tail light and bumper. The roof has the red, white, and blue flashing lights attached. A push bumper is mounted on the front. 'Law and Order Magazine 1993' gave this cruiser third place in its Design Contest for its "very simple, clean design which looks good both day and night."
Date: [1993]
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

[APD ORBIS history in Arlington]

Description: Photograph of a page from the 1984 Arlington Police Commemorative Book that explains the history of ORBIS, Arlington's first speed detection device. Along with the information, the page shows a picture taken by ORBIS of a moving vehicle, a picture of the signage that was posted on SPUR 303, and a picture of the ORBIS device that was placed along the edge of the street.
Date: [197?]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD ORBIS photo of a moving vehicle]

Description: Photograph of an automobile in motion on the road, using ORBIS, Arlington's first speed detection device. A vehicle travelling faster than a preset speed triggers ORBIS to take a picture of the vehicle, including the front license area and the driver. The date, time, and vehicle speed is included on the picture.
Date: April 1972
Item Type: Photograph

[APD patch. Current officer's patch, 2010-present]

Description: Photograph of the current APD patch which was commissioned in 2009. The patch is outlined in first in black, then white and finally blue on a black background. "Police" is written in white at the top and is blocked in by a slightly arched blue line. The Arlington logo (the left leg of the "A" in blue, the right leg in red, and crossed by a white star) is in the center of the patch. Beneath the logo, "Arlington" is written in white. At the bottom of the patch, Texas is depicted in red and overwritten with "Texas" in white.
Date: 2009/OPEN
Item Type: Photograph

[APD patch. First supervisor patch with gold lettering and red trim]

Description: Photograph of the first APD patch with gold for a supervisor. The patch is outlined in red with a dark blue background. "Arlington" is written in gold at the top and "Police" is in gold at the bottom. In the center of the patch is Texas in red with a star indicating Arlington and a circle indicating the metroplex. There are radio signals branching from the star. The first patch was used until 1986.
Date: 195?
Item Type: Photograph

[APD patch. Non-supervisor patch with red lettering and red trim]

Description: Photograph of the all red non-supervisor APD patch. The patch is outlined in red with a dark blue background. "Arlington" is written in red at the top and "Police" is in red at the bottom. In the center of the patch Texas is in red with a gold star indicating Arlington and a red circle indicating the metroplex. There are radio signals in red branching from the star.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[APD patch. Official officers patch, 1986-2010]

Description: Photograph of the official APD patch, 1986-2010. The patch is outlined in black on a black background with an inner outline of gold. "Police" is written in gold at the top and "Arlington" is in gold at the bottom. In the center of the patch Texas is in red with a large gold star overlaying two green laurel branches that cross at the bottom and form an incomplete open circle.
Date: 1986/2010
Item Type: Photograph

[APD patch. Unofficial APD patch that later became official patch with gold lettering and gold trim]

Description: Photograph of an unofficial APD patch that later became official. Gold was ordered by mistake. The background is dark blue with gold outlining. "Arlington" is written in gold at the top and "Police" is in gold at the bottom. In the center of the patch Texas is in red with a gold star indicating Arlington and a gold circle indicating the metroplex. There are radio signals in light blue/silver branching from the star. The intent was to order a patch with red trim.
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph

[APD police officers from the Southwestern Law Magazine, 1963]

Description: Photograph of twelve Arlington policemen in tan uniforms taken outdoors and beside an automobile. This picture was taken from the Southwestern Law Magazine, 1963. Eight officers are standing and four officers are squatting in front of them. Names from the clipping are: "Back row, left to right are Sgt. Harold White, Bill Wills, Marion Rettig, Albert Kidd, Earl Treadgill, Noah Wooten, Basil Honeycutt, and Carl Ashley. Front row, left to right, are Dave Schaefer, L.L. Ray, Wallace Jeffrey, and Eric Manor".
Date: June 1963
Item Type: Photograph

[APD police officers from the Texas Lawman Magazine, 1960, part 1, page 1]

Description: Photograph of a page in the Texas Lawman Magazine that shows twenty members of the Arlington police department from 1960. Each row of names follows each row of photographs, top to bottom and left to right. The first image is of Arlington Police Chief Ott Cribbs. Others are as follows: W.V. Taylor, Harold F. White, James Long, Joe F. Garvin, Jack Green, Jess F. Gann, Ben M. Bounds, Bobby W. Easley, Frank Kelly, Holly Hale, Bill H. Wills, Bob Leech, Glenn Davee, Minor L. Moore, Roy E. Payne, Gene Fuqua, O.B. West, Leroy Carmichael, Henry Morgan.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[APD police officers from the Texas Lawman Magazine, 1960, part 1, page 2]

Description: Photograph of a page in the Texas Lawman Magazine that shows the names of twenty members of the Arlington police department from 1960 from the image in part 1. The names of the people are listed in the second image. Each row of names follows each row of photographs, top to bottom and left to right. The first image is of Arlington Police Chief Ott Cribbs. Others are as follows: W.V. Taylor, Harold F. White, James Long, Joe F. Garvin, Jack Green, Jess F. Gann, Ben M. Bounds, Bobby W. Easley, Frank Kelly, Holly Hale, Bill H. Wills, Bob Leech, Glenn Davee, Minor L. Moore, Roy E. Payne, Gene Fuqua, O.B. West, Leroy Carmichael, Henry Morgan.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[APD police officers from the Texas Lawman Magazine, 1960, part 2, page 1]

Description: Photograph of nineteen Arlington police officers and personnel from the Arlington police department in 1960 from the Texas Lawman Magazine. The second image lists the names in the photographs. Each row of names follows each row of photographs, top to bottom and left to right. Listed are: Wayne Waller, A.B. Barton, Thomas A. Lee, J.E. "Hooks" Blanton, Howard Vaughn, R.N. "Dick" Coffee, Bobby Wiggins, John Hague, Bobby Burnett, H.E. Linn, Herman Cantrell, Jim Bradley, Bill Singleton, Joe Phillips, Jim Roberts, Homer Terrell, Herman C. Perry, J.H. Carmichael, Julian Brannon, Ben M. Bounds and Ed Watson (on motorcycles), Dottie Clark (Secretary to Ass't DA).
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[APD police officers from the Texas Lawman Magazine, 1960, part 2, page 2]

Description: Photograph of a page with the names of nineteen Arlington police officers and personnel from the Arlington police department in 1960 from the Texas Lawman Magazine. Each row of names follows each row of photographs, top to bottom and left to right. Listed are: Wayne Waller, A.B. Barton, Thomas A. Lee, J.E. "Hooks" Blanton, Howard Vaughn, R.N. "Dick" Coffee, Bobby Wiggins, John Hague, Bobby Burnett, H.E. Linn, Herman Cantrell, Jim Bradley, Bill Singleton, Joe Phillips, Jim Roberts, Homer Terrell, Herman C. Perry, J.H. Carmichael, Julian Brannon, Ben M. Bounds and Ed Watson (on motorcycles), Dottie Clark (Secretary to Ass't DA).
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[APD police officers from the Texas Lawman Magazine, 1964, page 1]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the 1964 Texas Lawman Magazine that shows photographs of the Arlington Police Department personnel. Left to right and top to bottom are: Police Chief A.B. "Ott" Cribbs, Herman Perry, Jack Green, Bob Easley, Clayton Jordon, James Long, J.D. McGee, Bob Parsons, Joe Phillips, Noel Pryor, L.L. Ray, Jim Roberts, Bill Taylor, Ed Watson, Harold White, Bobby Wiggins, Noah Wooten, Bill Wills, Mrs. Johnnie Featherston (meter maid), Betty Miller (secretary), Carl Ashley, Larry Barnett, Ben Bounds, Jim Bradley, James Carmichael, Glyn Carpenter, Glen Davee, Grady DeMoss, Del Dibbern, Gene Fuqua.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Clipping

[APD police officers from the Texas Lawman Magazine, 1964, page 2]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the 1964 Texas Lawman Magazine that shows photographs of Arlington police officers. Included is an article that discusses the promotion process and the names of those promoted to sergeants. Left to right and top to bottom are: Jess Gann, Ted Hamilton, Stan Hazlewood, B.J. Hlavaty, B.F. Honeycutt, Albert Kidd, Don Martin, Boyce Megason, Henry Morgan, Ron Morgan, H.H. Morris, Charles Patterson, Ray Ragland, Marrion Rettig, Don Ross, Ronald Shade, Pat Schuster, Earl Threadgill, Jerry Tucker, Jim Westfall, Bill Willard, Henry Alder, Roy Payne.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Clipping

[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 Reserve Officers, 1957, view 1]

Description: Photograph of the 1957 APD Reserve Officers. All the men but one on the back row are dressed in a uniform. The group is arranged in two rows with one row standing and one row squatting. Some of the men's names are unknown. Known names are: Jack Ferguson, Emmitt Moore, Jesse Holley, B.J. Hlavaty, Jim Brown, B.L. Yeary, Dick Coffee, G.D. Ned Jr., Leo Mettos, Nat M. Rider, Jerry Tucker, Clayton Jordon and Bobby Wiggins. (Reserve Officers are an auxiliary police force composed of volunteers who serve without pay and receive training from the Arlington Police Department. They serve under the Chief of Police.)
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Reserve Officers, 1957, view 2]

Description: Photograph of the 1957 APD Reserve Officers. All the men but one on the back row are dressed in a uniform. The group is arranged in two rows with one row standing and one row squatting. Some of the men's names are unknown. Known names are: Jack Ferguson, Emmitt Moore, Jesse Holley, B.J. Hlavaty, Jim Brown, B.L. Yeary, Dick Coffee, G.D. Ned Jr., Leo Mettos, Nat M. Rider, Jerry Tucker, Clayton Jordon and Bobby Wiggins. (Reserve Officers are an auxiliary police force composed of volunteers who serve without pay and receive training from the Arlington Police Department. They serve under the Chief of Police.)
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph