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[Image of frame containing Junior Police Badges with description]

Description: Photograph of frame containing two different Junior Police Badges with description. Futher comments not in the image follow: "These badges were issued in the 1940’s. A few citizens were frequent riders with the Arlington Police. Riders did not carry guns, but did wear these badges when on patrol. Badges were returned to desk officer at the end of shift.
Date: 1940
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of antique APD Chief Badge, on blue drape]

Description: Photograph of a silver frame containing an antique APD Chief Badge with an information placard below the badge. The badge is a six pointed star constructed from silver-like metal with "Chief Arlington Police" pressed in and blackened. The badge is pinned on gold felt. The placard that is below it reads: "Antique Arlington Police Badge. Date of Use Unknown." The frame is on a blue drape background.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of antique APD Chief Badge, on red fabric]

Description: Photograph of a silver frame containing an antique APD Chief Badge with an information placard below the badge. The badge is a six pointed star constructed from silver-like metal with "Chief Arlington Police" pressed in and blackened. The badge is pinned on gold felt. The placard that is below it reads: "Antique Arlington Police Badge. Date of Use Unknown." The frame is on a red fabric background.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of APD ceremonial scissors]

Description: Photograph of ceremonial scissors used to cut the ribbon at the opening of the East, West, South Stations, and Heroes Park. The scissors are fairly large in gold-like metal and are lying on red fabric. East Station opened in 1996, West Station opened in 2003, South Station opened in 2008, and Heroes Park was dedicated in 2007.
Date: 1996
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of three baseball caps made for the Arlington Police Department]

Description: Photograph of three baseball caps made for the Arlington Police Department displayed on a blue satin cloth. The dark blue cap on the left was the first baseball cap created in 1983. The blue and gold trimmed patch on the cap matched the uniform shoulder patch. The middle or second baseball cap is the Memorial Cap worn at various memorial ceremonies held in Tarrant County during Memorial Week. Police Memorial Day is May 15th of each year. It is dark blue with gold emblem and decorations. The third dark blue cap on the right was created in 1986 to match the uniform shoulder patch that was created to replace the earlier patch.
Date: 198?
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of a United States Commemorative Capitol Police Badge and a triangular folded U.S. Flag]

Description: Photograph of a full size commemorative badge from the United States Capitol Police and a triangular folded United States flag. The flag was flown over the Capitol building in Washington D.C. and is folded into a triangle with the field of stars showing. The Capitol Police Badge is displayed in front of the flag. The badge is kept in a hinged wallet. On the left side of the wallet is a picture of the Capitol Building Dome with the words "Washington D.C., The Nation's Capitol" at the bottom. The right side of the hinged wallet holds the United States Capitol Police Badge. The gold commemorative badge shows the U.S. Capitol Dome in the center with the word "United" on the left , "Sates" on the right and "Capitol" on the bottom. Other words on the badge are: "Lest we forget", "9-11", and "Police." Both items were presented to Chief Theron Bowman of the Arlington Police Department.
Date: [20??]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of a United States Commemorative Capitol Police Badge and a triangular folded U.S. Flag, close-up view of badge]

Description: Photograph of a full size commemorative badge from the United States Capitol Police. The badge is kept in a hinged wallet. On the left side of the wallet is a picture of the Capitol Building Dome with the words "Washington D.C., The Nation's Capitol" at the bottom. The right side of the hinged wallet holds the United States Capitol Police Badge. The gold commemorative badge shows the U.S. Capitol Dome in the center with the word "United" on the left , "Sates" on the right and "Capitol" on the bottom. Other words on the badge are: "Lest we forget", "9-11", and "Police." Both items were presented to Chief Theron Bowman of the Arlington Police Department.
Date: [20??]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Arlington Police Department all divisions group photo on the cover of SBC Arlington-Mansfield Yellow Pages, 2002]

Description: Photograph of all divisions of the Arlington Police Department on the cover of SBC Arlington-Mansfield Yellow Pages, April 2002. Shown are represenitives of the Honor Guard holding the U.S. Flag, the K-9 Unit, the Bicycle Patrol, the Motorcycle Unit, several other officers and a patrol car. They are grouped in front of the APD mobile command center. On the bottom of the page is advertisement for Accident & Injury Chiropractic.
Date: 2002
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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: 195u
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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~
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of an APD badge with mourning cover and a police Medal Of Honor medalian]

Description: Photograph of a display of an Arlington Police badge with a mourning cover and a Police Medal Of Honor medalian from the American Police Hall of Fame. The badge shows a black cloth strip placed over the center of the badge. The display reads, "BADGE COVER. Worn in honor of officers who have died in the line of duty. Cover is traditionally worn from the time of death until 2400 hours after the funeral." The badge cover and medal are both in honor of fallen officers.
Date: [20??]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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??]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[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??]
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Image of the APD Millennium badge]

Description: Photograph of the APD Millennium badge. 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.
Date: 1999
Partner: Arlington Public Library