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Los Angeles' finest need reinforcement
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated August 25, 1956 reads "Los Angeles' finest need reinforcement - City's newest graduates of Police Academy pause after training stint to help sergeant get across fact that more police officers are needed to serve in San Fernando Valley and other parts of Los Angeles. Eligible men between ages 19 and 30 may telephone MIchigan 5211, extension 736, for pertinent information. Starting pay ranges from $417 to $489 per month including instruction period at academy in Elysian Park, where picture above was taken."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Police Academy
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Officials and employees
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Uniforms
Men--California--Los Angeles
Police--Recruiting--California--Los Angeles
Police training--California--Los Angeles
Pointing (Gesture)--California--Los Angeles
Painted signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Banners--California--Los Angeles
Elysian Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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