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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines August//1937 Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

3. 12th Street 12th Street September 22, 1950 Numerous photos and captions about the diversity of types of places and walks of life along the entire stretch of 12th Street in Kansas City, including Craig's Gay 90's Bar, Time to Read bookstore, the...

4. 163 Housing Warrants Cleared 163 Housing Warrants Cleared October/9/2002 The Police Department have recently done two special sweeps in the Northeast area to serve outstanding bench warrants issued by the city's housing court. There is some criticism that it is not enough and...

5. A Case as Cold as Ice A Case as Cold as Ice August 31, 2013 Article covers the inactive investigation of the Vinca Jewelry heist on September 6, 2010. Simon Zouein, the owner of the shop, is interviewed and expresses his dissatisfaction with the Kansas City Police...

6. A City Hall Wanted A City Hall Wanted September/8/1881 Article describing the county jail and the new police headquarters in the old courthouse.

7. A Department at the Gateway of the West A Department at the Gateway of the West July//1919 Extensive article about the police force's operations in the early part of the century, deemed as being efficient with a large population to patrol and relatively small manpower to patrol it.

8. A Frank Interview with the Police Chief of Kansas City: Norman Caron A Frank Interview with the Police Chief of Kansas City: Norman Caron August//1978 Extensive interview of Kansas City Police Chief Norman Caron, discussing several issues, including the nature of his job and of other local policemen, comparisons to previous police chiefs, guns and murders,...

9. A Tale of Two Cities: The Kansas City Riot Could Have Been Averted A Tale of Two Cities: The Kansas City Riot Could Have Been Averted July-August//1968 Article pointing out several details in the April 1968 race riots about police department behavior leading to inflammation of the rioting rather than restoring order, including treating all black people...

10. Academy to be Built Academy to be Built June 24, 2005 The City Council approved a contract with Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. to build a new police academy on city-owned land at Interstate 435 and Pleasant Valley Road. Project should be completed by December...

11. America's Drug: Postcards from Tweakville America's Drug: Postcards from Tweakville February/19/1998 Photos and article about the rampant trade of the illegal homemade drug, crystal meth, in the Kansas City area and the police effort to stem it.

12. An 'Icon' Reflects On Career An 'Icon' Reflects On Career April 16, 2010 After a 30-year career, Deputy Chief Rachel Whipple retired from the Kansas City Police Department in April. Whipple was the first woman to serve as Kansas City police chief after serving as interim chief...

13. An Interview With Alvin Brooks An Interview With Alvin Brooks 1976-06-02 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 2, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

14. An Interview With Henry Ross An Interview With Henry Ross 1976-05-26 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 26, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

15. An Interview With Isaac Gardner, Jr. An Interview With Isaac Gardner, Jr. 1976-02-16 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded February 16, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

16. An Interview With Robert Mesa An Interview With Robert Mesa 1978-09-11 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded September 11, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

17. An Interview With Robert Sweeney An Interview With Robert Sweeney 1976-07-28 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded July 28, 1976. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital, 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

18. Anger, Action Replace Fear Anger, Action Replace Fear October/30/2002 Article details the vandalism happening in areas of the 12-1400 block of Colorado Avenue in the Blue Valley Neighborhood of Northeast Kansas City. Efforts to help include involvement of the police department...

19. Annual Report: Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, Calendar Year 1942 Annual Report: Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, Calendar Year 1942 1942 Description of the Auxiliary Police, a division that came into being in early 1942.

20. Archive Is Asset in Crime Fighting Archive Is Asset in Crime Fighting September 26, 2010 Kansas City's crime lab was unusual in preserving evidence such as hairs, blood, and bodily fluids starting in the 1970s. With the advent of DNA testing, such evidence has become invaluable in reopening...