Cleveland Police – Images of America Book


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Cleveland Police – Images of America Series. By: Cleveland Police Historical Society. In its heyday, Cleveland was touted as the ‘Sixth City’ when its population soared to 560,663. Today, the Cleveland Division of Police services and protects 478,403 souls. Over the years, the Division has been a pioneer in policing, including criminal identification, scientific investigation and communications. During the 1920’s and ‘30’s Cleveland had one of the most progressive and efficient departments in the country. Cleveland was the first police department to use surveillance cameras to identify bank robbers. The Cleveland Police Historical Society recounts the history from the first police on patrol to the present day, and its museum continues to be one of the few law enforcement museums open to the public in the USA. B&W photos. Softbound. Pgs. 128.