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Police - State

Peace Officers, Police, Persons, Lieutenant Murell Clark, assistant district commander of Michigan State Police, Marquette, center, Sheriff Ted Rogers of Keweenaw County, left, and Trooper Donald S. Arnold of the Calumet post are shown above with the fifth wheel, an instrument used by the state in checking the speedometers of state police motor vehicles. The fifth wheel is the most accurate guage of speed and it enables state troopers to obtain a greater degree of accuracy in checking violators of the speed limit. The Calumet post vehicles were tested Friday in a regular semi-yearly checkup. [The officers pose with a bicycle wheel type of apparatus attached to the back of a patrol car.]

Scanned: November 6, 2007


Campus Police

Persons, Peace Officers, Police, Retiring campus policeman Elmer Jestila admires a wrapped gift from Leo Archambeau, Michigan Tech maintenance official, center, as Mrs. Jestila looks on. The gift was made at a banquet in the policeman's honor. He retires today. [Mr. Jestila stands to accept his retirement gifts.]

Scanned: December 4, 2007


Pets

Persons, Peace Officers, Police, In The Arms Of The Law - Lobo the crow seems to be making great headway in his attempts to keep on the right side of the law, and Trooper James Dale of the Calumet Post, state police, doesnt seem to mind at all. The crow had half the surrounding area up in the air trying to find its owner, recently, with police checking from crow owner to crow owner, Lobo eventually was returned to a Kearsarge resident. The crow had been brought to the state police post by B. E. Maynard of Laurium. [Lobo sits on top of the troopers head and pecks at his police cap.]

Scanned: December 4, 2007


Parades

Persons, Manners and Customs, Peace Officers, Police Teachers in card shark costumes, teachers with mustachios, a la handlebar and ghostlike teachers in white all promenaded to lend enthusiasm and zest to the Hancock School System lower grades Halloween parade down Quincy St. Friday afternoon. Who says the law enforcement boys don't like legitimate and entertaining Halloween displays? Not Chief Fred Paulson, left, and Sgt. Joseph Karry. Here they are holding a bewitching prankster Linda Nolan just before the parade got off in the direction of Quincy and Reservation. The two lawmen experienced no trouble with the 175 charges they had to supervise. The long march was orderly despite its noisy aspects. [The two policemen hold a little girl dressed in costume.]

Scanned: December 4, 2007