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J. J. Engbrecht, Sergeant Joseph O. Dircks, Sergeant M. E. Wheeler, Motor Officer Lee J. Young and Detective Lieutenant Emmett E. Jones surround Chief of Police James E. Davis, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 28, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Five smiling police officers, mostly dressed in uniform, each hold a large trophy surrounding a seated Chief of Police Davis, who smiles back.
Five gold trophies were awarded to the LAPD officers at the national midwinter pistol tournament in Tampa, Florida, where they won eight out of eleven championship matches.
Photograph appears with the article, "Police Display Trophies Won at Shoot," Los Angeles Times, 28 Mar 1936: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: 4561 - LtR- J. J. Engbrecht Sgt. Joseph Ox Dircks Sgt. M.E. Wheeler Motor Officer Lee J. Young Det. Lt. Emmet E. Jones Police Pistol Team 3-27-36 [stamped:] Apr 1-1936
Text from newspaper caption: Champions all, the Los Angeles Police Department pistol team returned yesterday from the national midwinter pistol tournament at Tampa, Fla., and filled the office of Chief of Police Davis with glittering trophies. Clustered about the chief, with the trophies, left to right, are J. J. Engbrecht, Sergt. Joseph O. Dircks, Sergt. M. E. Wheeler, Motor Officer Lee J. Young and Detective Lieutenant Emmett E. Jones.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Detectives--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Davis, James E. (James Edgar), 1889-1949
Jones, Emmett E., b. 1900
Dircks, Joseph O., (Sergeant)
Young, Lee J. b. ca. 1900-1985
Engbrecht, J.J. b. ca. 1902-2004
Wheeler, M.E
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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