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1949 FORD FORDOR – CAR 313

By CPHS / 14 June 2019

From 1949-1952, the Ford Fordor became the vehicle of choice for police departments across the country. It was considered a state of the art test bed for the unique advancements…

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1978 Ford LTD – Car 611

By CPHS / 12 June 2019

From 1972-1978, the National Highway Safety Department conducted an experiment with a lime green paint, known as “Safety Green.” The goal was to increase the visibility of safety vehicles (police…

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Heroes Roll Call: Albert Block, #39

By CPHS / 29 May 2019

In honor of National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum tells the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. On November 11, 1912, Albert H. Block was appointed to the Cleveland Police…

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Heroes Roll Call: Gerald Bode, #782

By CPHS / 25 May 2019

In honor of National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum tells the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. Gerald Bode was appointed to the Cleveland Police Department on August 10, 1934.…

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Women in the CPD

By CPHS / 20 May 2019

Women have a long and honorable history of service in the Cleveland Police Department. That service began in 1893 when the Chief Henry Hoehn established the Police Matron’s Service. The…

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Heroes Roll Call: Joseph Haydu

By CPHS / 19 May 2019

Leading up to National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum will tell the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. Inspired by the detective novels he read as a youth, Joseph Haydu…

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Heroes Roll Call: Michael John Kick

By CPHS / 15 May 2019

Leading up to National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum will tell the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. Described as “a quiet, faithful, brave and fearless officer”, Michael Kick served…

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Heroes Roll Call: Virgil Bayne, #896

By CPHS / 10 May 2019

In honor of National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum tells the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. Virgil T. Bayne was appointed to the Cleveland Police Department on February 1,…

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Heroes Roll Call: William Armstrong, #436

By CPHS / 08 May 2019

In honor of National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum tells the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. Patrolman William P. Armstrong, was appointed to the Cleveland Police Department on June…

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Heroes Roll Call: John Apanites

By CPHS / 06 May 2019

Leading up to National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum tells the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. John Apanites Jr. was appointed a Cleveland Patrolman on April 2, 1968 at…

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Heroes Roll Call: James Goodwin

By CPHS / 04 May 2019

Leading up to National Police Week, the Cleveland Police Museum will tell the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers. Officer James P. Goodwin joined the Cleveland Police Department on December 6,…

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