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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Department of Public Safety

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: The Police Department and Fire Department merged; police signed a merger agreement June 19, 1982; merger created the Public Safety Department where an employee was trained in both police/patrol duties and fire suppression and prevention duties.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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