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[APD training. Firearms training, late 1980s]

Description: Photograph of two police officers being trained in firearms. The instructor, Cpl. Jeff Rogers, stands by a patrol car writing notes on a tablet. The picture was taken on a back road surrounded by trees. The officers are walking toward a target holding their pistols out in front of them. Officers from left are: Mike Lenesio, Jeff Rogers (center) and Angela Reece.
Date: [198u]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD training. Ropes Course training]

Description: Photograph of a tire attached to a rope hanging from a tree in an outdoor location in a wooded area. Officer Sebastien Peron is standing with his hand grasping the rope in order to stop a man from swinging on the tire. Several people are also holding the man to keep him from swinging. The officer looks like he is explaining something to the others. They are wearing tan shorts and blue t-shirts.
Date: [200?]
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 training. Traffic stop training day]

Description: Photograph of Arlington Police Officer Patrick Yeats has made a daytime stop of a female in an automobile. She appears to be in a parking lot. The officer is leaning beside the window talking to the driver and taking down information on a pad.
Date: [199?]
Item Type: Photograph

[APD training. Traffic stop training night]

Description: Photograph of a training exercise in which Officer Emily Summers has made a nighttime stop of a male driver, Mike Weaver, in an automobile. She is shining a light in the driver's window while talking to the driver, who seems to be explaining something to her.
Date: [199?]
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 Canine Officer John Shaw with Rogue]

Description: Photograph of Arlington's first Canine Police Officer John Shaw with Rogue, a German Shepard police dog. Officer Shaw is kneeling on the ground with Rogue standing on his hind legs in front of him. Rogue has his front legs on Officer Shaw's arm. The picture is taken from a newspaper article of the Arlington Extra edition of the Fort Worth Star Telegram. In this photograph the caption below the picture says "Man's best friend."
Date: 1981-12-02/1981-12-03
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Citizens Police Academy alumni (early 1990s)]

Description: Photograph of the alumni of the Citizens Police Academy (CPA). The photo shows 17 people (12 women and 5 men). In front of the group is a table with a white covering and a red skirt. On the table are a brass punch bowl, two plastic cups with red punch, a styrofoam cup, and a tan cardboard box. The photo was taken inside a room where one wall appears to be folding room divider. The CPA was founded in 1987 and was a group of volunteers who assisted the police department in various ways. They donated tireless hours to police programs and fundraisers. They acted as a bridge of communication and understanding between the officers and Arlington residents.
Date: [199?]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington City Secretary Barbara Heptig swearing-in hospitalized Austin Barrett]

Description: Photograph of a swearing-in ceremony in a hospital room. City Secretary Barbara Heptig re-swears Austin Barrett who was in the hospital after a motorcycle accident. Officer Barrett's left arm is in a cast and he is raising his right arm repeating the oath. Sam Goodall is in the background wearing a coat. A police officer has to be sworn-in every two years.
Date: [199?]
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Crime Prevention Unit van, 1970s]

Description: Photograph of Officer Barry Worden (in uniform) presenting a certificate to a citizen. They are standing beside the Crime Prevention Unit van. On the other side of the van is a wall painted with big white letters that say "Good Times." The slogan "Crime Prevention Begins With You!" is painted on the side of the van.
Date: [197?]
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