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.

Officer Alex I. Sable

Officer Sable

York City Police Department
End of Watch: May 9, 2018

Alex I. Sable was born December 4, 1980 in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Officer Sable graduated from Hempfield High School in 1999 and joined the United States Marine Corps in 1998. He was a veteran of the Iraq War, completed two tours in Iraq, and served in the USMC as a Sergeant. He honorably served his country for 9 years. Sable served with the York City Police Department for four years. Sable was married and had three children.

On Sunday, May 6, 2018, Officer Sable was participating in a SWAT school at Community College of Baltimore County-Dundalk Campus in Dundalk, Maryland, hosted by the Baltimore County Police Department. The participants were conducting a water rescue training exercise in a campus pool. As Officer Sable exited the pool at the end of the exercise he suffered cardiac arrest. On-site medics and firefighters immediately performed CPR. He was transported to a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where he remained until passing away on May 9th, 2018.

Sable was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery in York.

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