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L.A. police show shooting skill
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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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 June 8, 1964 reads "L.A. Police show shooting skill - As part of the Los Angeles Police Department's recruiting program, officers from the Police Academy demonstrate their shooting skills to soldiers who are soon to be discharged. At top, troops are briefed on shooting techniques. At right, Johnnie Herring positions Vernon White who is about to fire while blindfolded. At lower right, Joseph Herringdine, SP-4, and comrades get set for gun to go off inside auditorium. Below, White shoots two pistols simultaneously. Demonstration took place at Mulholland Jr. High School in Van Nuys for soldiers of Battery D, 4th Missile Bn., stationed at Van Nuys." Right photo.; See images #00126204 through #00126207 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Mulholland Middle School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Officials and employees
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Uniforms
Men--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Police--Recruiting--California--Los Angeles
Firearms--California--Los Angeles
Pistols--California--Los Angeles
Blindfolds--California--Los Angeles
Pistol shooting--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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