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Title
Police officer demonstrates ladder to trap roof-runners, view 2
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1960
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Newspaper article by Dave Siddon states, "Faced in the past with the problem of suspects taking refuge on a roof after the arrival of officers, the West Valley police are now using a collapsible 25-foot ladder to help apprehend roof top culprits."
Photograph caption dated March 10, 1960 reads, "Roof Burglars Beware! Officer John H. Parker demonstrates steps now used by West Valley Division in giving chase to burglars taking refuse on rooftop. Collapsible 25-foot aluminum ladder is never further than 10 minutes away from any point in West Valley.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic printb&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00083887
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d003_f2_i5
CARL0002888815
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/43505
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Dept.--Valley Bureau
Police--California--Los Angeles
Police--Equipment and supplies
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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