Chicago Police Department Collection

Institution: Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Date: 1866-1969
Extent: 4 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None
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Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
Personnel registers (3 v.: 1890-1897, 1897-1904, 1904-1910) providing departmental and biographical information on police officers appointed from 1866 to 1914 and one news clipping scrapbook (1 v.) relative to the police and to crime and criminals, 1912-1914. The personnel registers list name, birth date and place, former occupation, date of appointment, resignation, fines, promotions, etc. Entries are arranged by the first letter of the last name in each volume (within the listings for each letter, the entries are not in alphabetical order). Also included is a box of mug shots mounted on cardboard ca. 1900-1920. Mug shots include information on physical description, arresting officer, and crime committed.

Related Material: None