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Bain News Service, Arthur Woods, New York Police Commissioner

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Bain News Service, Arthur Woods, New York Police Commissioner, Library of Congress, Unknown

When Arthur Woods was a journalist, his articles about the local police caught their interest, and they soon recruited him as a Deputy. He believed in…

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D.H. Anderson, Chiefs of Police, New York City

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D.H. Anderson, Chiefs of Police, New York City, Library of Congress, ca. 1889

The New York State Association of Chiefs of Police was organized on November 30, 1901, in Rochester, New York and incorporated in 1957. It is a not…

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Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice

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Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice

The Criminal Division develops, enforces, and supervises the application of all federal criminal laws except those specifically assigned to other…

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Vera Bock, History of Civic Services in the City of New York Police No. 1 : The Rattle Watch

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Vera Bock, History of Civic Services in the City of New York Police No. 1 : The Rattle Watch, Library of Congress, 1936

Our Nation’s communities need your protection, and I find great comfort in your selflessness and bravery. Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. The…

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Rice University, Houston Mayor Lee Brown

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Rice University, Houston Mayor Lee Brown, Rice University, 1996

Lee Patrick Brown started off as a police officer in California, but he would continue climbing up the ranks as he improved life around him. Serving…

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US Department of State, Luis E. Arreaga, U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala

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US Department of State, Luis E. Arreaga, U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala, US Department of State, Oct-17

From Wikipedia: Luis Edmundo Arreaga-Rodas (born 1952) is a Guatemalan American diplomat and government official who serves as the United States…

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Bain News Service, Mayor Richard H. Sylvester, Washington, DC Chief of Police

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Bain News Service, Mayor Richard H. Sylvester, Washington, DC Chief of Police, Library of Congress, between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915

Richard Sylvester implemented many police procedures that we still use today. He was the one to coin the ‘third degree’ phrase we commonly use today,…

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Dr. Marc Holzer & LaMont Rouse, Police Officers at Risk

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Dr. Marc Holzer & LaMont Rouse, Police Officers at Risk, Tennessee Star, 2017

"• Total of 834,000 law enforcement officers (most employed at the municipal level)
• Since 1990, over 1,500 police officers have been killed in the…

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First photo - Time Second - Unknown, Policeman in the 19th century

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First photo - Time Second - Unknown, Policeman in the 19th century, Library of Congress, First photo - 1903 Second photo - unknown

"Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that…

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Hanover County, Senior Citizens Police Academy

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Hanover County, Senior Citizens Police Academy, Hanover County, 2012 & 2020

In order to increase government transparency, local municipalities have begun giving educational seminars to their constituents regarding government…

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