York City Police Department K-9 Unit.
This is a late 1960s photo of the York City, Pennsylvania Police Department K-9 unit taken at the York Fair grounds. The officers, accompanied by their dogs, are in their training uniforms. The officers are, from left to right: Ron Heist, Earl Frey, Fred Gibson, Steve Gibbs, Charlie Morrow, Bill Farrell, and Nevin Barley.
West York Police Department.
This 1950's era photograph shows three members of the West York Borough, Pennsylvania Police Department and their patrol vehicles, two motorcycles and a Ford patrol car. The officers and their vehicles are on the driveway of the Reliance fire house, then located in the 1400 block of West Market Street in West York Borough.
Officer Ed Myers, Red Lion Police Department.
Pictured in 1924 is Red Lion Police Officer Ed Myers astride his sidecar equipped police Harley Davidson motorcycle. The sidecar was a common accessory for police motorcycles of that era. The officer is carrying a semi-automatic pistol, carried in an open top cross draw style holster. The semi-auto pistol was unusual, as most officers of this era were carrying revolvers.

Links of Interest

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Local Police Departments

Carroll Township Police Department
Fairview Township Police Department
Hellam Township Police Department
Lower Windsor Township Police Department
Newberry Township Police Department
North Hopewell Township Police Department
Northern York County Regional Police Department
Penn Township Police Department
Pennsylvania State Police
Southern Regional Police Department
Spring Garden Township Police Department
Springettsbury Township Police Department
West Manchester Township Police Department
West Manheim Township Police Department
West York Borough Police Department
York City Police Department
York City School District Police Department
York County Regional Police Department
York County Sheriff's Office

Harruisburg Area Community College Campus Security
Penn State University Campus Police
York College of Pennsylvania Campus Security

York County Lodge No. 73 F.O.P.

Police Historical Sites

Baltimore Police History
Officer Down Memorial Page
Emergencu Vehicle Owners and Operators Association
Pennsylvania State Police Museum
New York City Police Museum
Police Motor Units
International Police Association Museum Links
National Law Enforcement Museum

Affiliated Organizations

Small Museum Association
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
PA Museums
York County History Center
York County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Downtown York Pa.

Other Links

PA Crime Stoppers
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association
Police Guide
Officer Dot Com
Police Driving Dot Com

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