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1. Charles and Anne Lindbergh Charles and Anne Lindbergh April 23, 1933 Charles and Anne Lindbergh posing with police officers and officials at Municipal Airport.

2. Charles Gargotta Being Escorted by Officers Charles Gargotta Being Escorted by Officers August 16, 1933 Mobster Charles Gargotta (center) being escorted to his arraignment to face charges of murdering bootlegger Ferris Anthon and the attempted murder of Sheriff Thomas Bash on August 12, 1933. He is being...

3. Human Wolves Human Wolves 1941 Book by Lear B. Reed, former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent and Kansas City Police Chief (July 11, 1939 - September 30, 1941). Reed tells the story of his work with the FBI, his decision...

4. Jesse Hamlett Jesse Hamlett 1893 Charcoal portrait of Jesse Hamlett (sometimes spelled Hamlet) in suit coat, vest, tie, and hat. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner,...

5. KC Police are Losing a Secret Weapon KC Police are Losing a Secret Weapon October 11, 2012 Article announces the retirement of Detective Reed Buente from the Kansas City Police Department after thirty years of service. Reed is described as having pioneered the use of cell phone records and computer...

6. Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington February 9, 2014 Dennis (Slick) Lilly was the last inmate to successfully escape from Missouri State Penitentiary in 1982. Prison officials and investigators believe Lilly was able to escape by wearing a guard's uniform...

7. Peace Officer's Long Career Bridged Era from Cow Towns to Gangsters Peace Officer's Long Career Bridged Era from Cow Towns to Gangsters May 21,1949 Book review of "Marshal of the Last Frontier" by Zoe Tilghman about her father, William Matthew Tilghman, or William Tilghman (1854-1923 ca.), "[50] years a peace officer on the old frontier." Native of...

8. Philip T. Colby: The Last United States Marshall of Kansas Territory Philip T. Colby: The Last United States Marshall of Kansas Territory December 2013 Article focuses upon the law enforcement career of U.S. Marshall Philip Towle Colby. The author states that Colby was born in either 1827 or 1828 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, relocated to the Kansas...

9. Police Briefing or Training Police Briefing or Training circa 1920s-1930s Group of law enforcement agents seated in a classroom. They appear to be in a briefing or some sort of training session.

10. Police Briefing or Training Police Briefing or Training circa 1920s-1930s Group of law enforcement agents seated in a classroom. They appear to be in a briefing or some sort of training session.

11. Policeman on Horseback Policeman on Horseback circa 1920s-1930s Police officer riding on back of a rearing horse. In the background are two wagons with "Adams Transfer & Storage" painted on the side.

12. Prisoner Escorted in Handcuffs Prisoner Escorted in Handcuffs circa 1930s Unidentified man in handcuffs being escorted into a car by two men in suits. The man on the left could be Jackson County sheriff Tom Bash.

13. Three KCPD Officers Three KCPD Officers circa 1934 Three men standing in front of building wearing suits, hats, and overcoats. The man in the center is Chief of Detectives Thomas Higgins; the person on the left appears to be Lt. George "Jeff" Rayen.

14. Woman Escorted From Train Woman Escorted From Train circa 1930s Unidentified woman hiding her face while being escorted off a train by two men. The woman is likely a prisoner or detainee.