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[APD Millennium badge and Mobile Command Post "MC-1" bus]

Description: Photograph of the APD Millennium badge and a photograph of the "MC-1" Mobile Command Post bus. The gold Millennium badge is imprinted with the words "Arlington," "Police," "1884-2000," "Texas" (printed inside a white baseball), a bronze colored front view of the Texas Rangers Stadium, and the word "Officer." The badge was worn from November 1999 until January 1, 2000. The MC-1 Mobile Command Post is a white bus with wavy red, black, and blue stripes on the side bottom. It serves as a temporary station. Across the side top of the bus is the Arlington Police patch emblem and the words "Arlington Police Department."
Date: 1999
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 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

[APD Special Operations in training]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 (Vol. II) showing the Special Operations Unit in training. The word "Training" is in the upper left corner. Showing are five pictures with captions: Dolores Chavez demonstrating the "Spider Crawl" ; P.J. Brock learning to tie the "Swiss Seat" ; Sgt. Walt West instructs Johnny Spruiel (Sgt. Paul Richards, Sgt. Walt West, Johnny Spruiel, J.T. Boyd) ; Rudy Salazar, rapel instructor ; Lt. Roy Mitchell "needing a little help" with the rope bridge.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Special Operations training. "School" page]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 (Vol. II) showing the Special Operations Unit in training. The word "School" is in the upper left corner. Showing are four pictures with captions: Mark Funderburk preparing to rapel ; Helicopter rapelling ; "The Exterminators" (Greg Borders, Sgt. Walt West, Danny Nutt and James McSpadden) ; "We always knew Craig was hard-headed" (Craig Taylor, Tony Monlina, Steve Dollar, and Doug Cooper)
Date: 1994
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

[APD training the recruit class, 1999]

Description: Photograph of two Arlington Police vehicles stopped abreast on a back road with the drivers leaning out the doors, hand guns pointed at a female suspect. The suspect is standing with her hands placed on her head. A group of people are standing behind, between, and to the side of the police vehicles. At least three of the people in the picture are wearing police uniforms. The others are in street attire or their apparel is not clearly pictured. Three civilian vehicles are parked on the grass behind the police vehicles. The fire training center is shown in the background (two red brick buildings, a white building and a ramp).
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph

[APD "Use your head...Protect it!" campaign picture]

Description: Photograph of Texas Rangers player Rusty Greer, bike patrol officer Russ Greene, a firefighter, a teenager on inline skates and a young girl with a bicycle (pedestrian safety) inside Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The slogan "Use your head...Protect it!" is added to the picture. National Fire Protection Association logo Risk Watch is in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1995~
Item Type: Photograph

[APD's first female officers (20 years later) in 1997]

Description: Photograph of some of the first female police officers in Arlington taken twenty years later in 1997. Front row: Martha Bacile Findlay, Martha Willbanks (center in dark blue uniform), Patt Scheckel-Hollingsworth. Back row: Shirley Bryant, Dixie Stout Bersano, and Sandy Walthall Jay (in uniform). Lt. Martha Willbanks (center) was the first female APD Police Officer.
Date: May 19, 1997
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington patrol car belonging to Officers Lewis and Crocker on display for MADD, 1992, driver 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 was sitting on a trailer with large red letters displaying the word MADD. Several people are gathered around to view the car. The photograph shows the driver side view of the wrecked vehicle. The photographs was taken outdoors.
Date: 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington patrol car belonging to Officers Lewis and Crocker on display for MADD, 1992, passenger 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 read the information and view the car. The photograph shows the passenger side view of the wrecked vehicle. The photograph was taken outdoors.
Date: 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott holding a photograph taken at the bombed Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building (newspaper clipping, 1996)]

Description: Photograph of Chaplain Harold Elliott holding a large color photograph that shows him walking past the bombed Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The bomb completely demolished one side of the building and was the worst terrorist attack at the time on U.S. soil. Chaplain Elliott was called to the city to assist as a chaplain to the other chaplains and later, to councel state, federal and local rescue and recovery workers. The caption of the clipping from the Fort Worth Star Telegram reads "Helping Hand. Police Department's chaplain serves many roles." The hand written date on the article is 8/96 but the bombing occured April 19, 1995.
Date: August 1996
Item Type: Clipping

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott's annual New Year's Day Police Breakfast]

Description: Photograph of Arlington policemen and families gathered at a dining table in the home of Chaplain Harold Elliott for the annual New Year's Day Police Breakfast that began in 1984. Chaplain Elliott is standing on the right in a red plaid shirt talking to a young girl. A light colored table cloth covers the table and a large pink flower arrangement sits in the middle.
Date: 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Chief David Kunkle with Fort Worth Police Chief Tom Windham at a Fort Worth memorial service]

Description: Photograph of several policemen and an unidentified woman sitting in folding chairs at a Fort Worth memorial service. Police Chief David Kunkle is second from left on the front row and beside Chief Kunkle is Fort Worth Police Chief Thomas R. Windham. Most of them are reading a program from the service. Several people appear to be standing behind them in the crowd.
Date: [1998?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Department all divisions group photo, ca. 1999]

Description: Photograph of eleven people who represent each department of the Arlington Police Department. The picture was taken at the back door employee entrance of the "Ott" Cribbs Public Safety Center on Division Street. On the left is motocycle parking and on the right is the jail entrance. Some of those included are representatives from the Motorcycle Division, Bike Patrol, Honor Guard, Special Operations, Canine (K-9) Unit, Warrant Division, Crime Scene Search Unit, and Public Service Assistant. Standing in the rear is Police Chief Theron Bowman. Also in the photograph are a police car, police motorcycle, bicycle and police dog.
Date: 1999/2000
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Police Deputy Chief A.J. Key]

Description: Photograph of Deputy Chief A.J. Key in uniform shaking hands with someone out of the picture. He served with the Arlington Police Department for about 22 years between the years 1977 through 1999.
Date: 1999
Item Type: Photograph