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Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ardis Pierce and Wayne Loney Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3207
Scope and Contents

The Kalamazoo Police Department traces its beginnings to 1882. These ledgers record a variety of calls the department received many of which dealt with animals, both alive and deceased, theft, assaults, lost items, accidents, missing children, rubbish, dangerous sidewalks and people who were inebriated.The entries record the reports but do not cover what the police did to deal with what was being reported.

Dates: 1910-1912

Driving While Black in Kalamazoo Pamphlet

 Item — Box 1 of 1: [Barcode: 31141024409653]
Identifier: RH-A-4380

The collection is composed of one undated pamphlet published by the Southwest Michigan Coalition against Racism and Police Brutality about racial profiling.

Dates: Event: 1994-1999

Orville Sternburgh Police Journals

Identifier: RH-A-3375

The collection is composed of four journals compiled by Detective Orville J. Sternburgh of the Kalamazoo Police Department from 1922 until 1929.

Dates: 1922-1929; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2003