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.

Deputy Sheriff Edward "Skip" Schroeder Jr.

Deputy Schroeder

York County Sheriff's Department
End of Watch: January 10, 2005

Edward Eugene "Skip" Schroeder Jr. was born November 22, 1957 in York. He is a 1975 graduate of Central York High School. Schroeder was married but had no children, and lived in Springettsbury Township.

Schroeder was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, guarding military prisoners at Quantico from 1977 to 1981. He was previously employed as a driver and dock worked for the Consolidated Freight Company.

Deputy Schroeder was attending the Deputy Sheriffs Training Academy in State College, Pennsylvania. On Monday, January 10, 2005, Schroeder was in the 12th lap of a 12 lap indoor running exercise at the academy when he collapsed. Schroeder was immediately connected to a defibrillator, but was unable to be revivied. Schroeder was transported to the Mount Nittany Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Schroeder had been employed by the York County Sheriff's Department for 16 months.

Schroeder was buried on Friday, January 14, 2005 at Mount Zion Cemetery in York.

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