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Profile: Clarence Kelley--The Man behind the Badge
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TitleProfile: Clarence Kelley--The Man behind the Badge
AbstractPhotos and biographical article about Clarence Kelley, nicknamed "Dick Tracy" for his similarity to the "cartoon sleuth" in his police detective work. Detailed description of his life and career, born "at the old Sheffield Hospital in Kansas City" in 1911 and joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI from 1940 to 1961, then serving as chief of the Kansas City Police Department from 1961 to 1972, and then appointed head of the FBI from 1973 to 1977, retiring afterward to Kansas City at "644 West 57th Street here." Information included about his various crime prevention programs and procedures invented in Kansas City, such as "Crowd Control," the "Metro Squad," "Operation Barrier," police computer usage, the "Helicopter Patrol Program," etc.
AuthorLew Larkin
Locationq977.8411 C5812
Local SubjectKelley, Clarence M.
Police Chiefs
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID112971
CONTENTdm number16225
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