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State commercial vehicle security enforcement: operations, technologies, and barriers

Description: "This report details the results of a survey of state enforcement agencies concerning past, present, and future enforcement practices and advanced technology use for commercial vehicle security, as well as recommendations for future improvements."
Date: August 2010
Creator: Walton, C. Michael & Conway, Alison J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Security at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a police officer performing a security check on a man attending the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke. The officer is using a Garrett hand-held metal detector wand to sweep over the attendee's body. The man being checked, who is wearing a brimmed hat on his head, has his arms outstretched to accommodate the check. In the background, three rows of yellow caution tape are stretched across the area.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Security at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a man undergoing a security check at the League City Civic Center before the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke. The man has his arm outstretched. A uniformed police officer with only his back in view performs the check while another police officer stands nearby.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Transportation News, Volume 27, Number 5, January 2002

Description: Newsletter published by the Texas Department of Transportation for TxDOT employees including information about the organization, projects throughout the state, and other topics related to transportation in Texas.
Date: January 2002
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock.

Description: Patent for an invention that relates to locks. "The prime object of the invention is to provide a supplemental locking device for the holding element, which is entirely separate from the usual locking mechanism, so that should one unacquainted with the lock attempt to open it in the ordinary manner by operating said usual mechanism the holding element will still be securely locked and the attempt would thus be frustrated." (Lines 14-21) Illustration is included.
Date: November 26, 1901
Creator: Rodrigo, Hendrick
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Protecting Alarm-Circuit.

Description: Patent for a circuit to be connected to a security alarm so that when the circuit is broken, the alarm will sound. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Barriclow, Irvin E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Burglar-Alarm

Description: Patent for "a very simple and economically-constructed alarm mechanically connected with windows and doors of a house or a room and adapted to be sounded by a raising or opening of the same, and at the same time to strike a light or illuminate the surroundings (lines 10-15).
Date: October 7, 1890
Creator: Canterbury, Crawford R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Recording Door-Lock

Description: Patent for "a continuous-recording lock suitable for bonded warehouses, factories, stores, public buildings, offices &c., and by a slight modification applicable, also, for private residences" (lines 7-11).
Date: January 1, 1889
Creator: Ferguson, George J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safe.

Description: Patent for "safes which are made burglar and if desired, fire proof without increasing weight and cost ofthe same, reliance for security being placed upon the release or discharge of condensed gases, liquefied or not, and contained within the walls of the safe in such manner as that any attempt to force the safe will break the walls of the containing-chamber and release the fluid, said fluid or gases being of a deadly character, whereby persons or animals are compelled to flee from the vicinity of the safe as soon as the gas permeates the atmosphere, and, if desired, also having the property of extinguishing fires or preventing combustion" (lines 11-25).
Date: January 6, 1891
Creator: Payne, John J. E. H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for "a farm-gate that may be opened and closed from either side of the gate by a person mounted on horseback, or by a person in a vehicle, without its being necessary in either instance for the person to dismount or alight" (lines 18-22).
Date: July 23, 1889
Creator: Bradley, William F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock

Description: Patent for "improvements in locks, having special reference to locks for the doors of freight-cars; and it has for its object to provide a strong lock so constructed as to be comparatively safe from the attacks of lockpickers" (lines 8-13).
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Bergman, John
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: False Alarm]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Ron Trumbla about penalties for false alarms from commercial burglary alarm systems in Fort Worth. City representatives are interviewed. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: January 14, 1986
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Mass Transit Security (2)]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about security on mass transit and public transportation in the Dallas Fort Worth area following attacks on the London subway system. This b-roll footage shows DART and TRE transit vehicles and commuters. The story aired at 6:00 A.M.
Date: July 8, 2005
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Mass Transit Security]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about the attacks on the London subway system. This b-roll footage shows the transit system, security, and commuters. Passengers are interviewed. The story aired at 6:00 A.M.
Date: July 8, 2005
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections