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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


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

Houghton County Sheriff Department

Peace Officers, Police, , Houghton County Sheriff Department [Sheriff Wiitanen poses with his officers.]

Scanned: March 3, 2011

Houghton County Sheriff Department

Peace Officers, Police, , Houghton County Sheriff Department [Sheriff Wiitanen poses with some other folks at what may be the grand opening of the new jail.]

Scanned: March 3, 2011

Houghton County Animal Control

Peace Officers, Police, , Sporting a new pick up truck, Animal Control Officer Gary Beauchamp looks "ready for bear" with the combination of traps, snares and guns at his disposal. The truck may be seen anywhere in the county in pursuit of stray dogs, unlicensed dogs or checking on an animal complaint. [Mr. Beauchamp poses with his vehicle and assortment of equipment.]

Scanned: February 4, 2009

Crimes - Vandalism

Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Peace Officers, Police, This unoccupied home owned by Mrs. Frank Plautz of 817 Ninth St. Calumet was the target of three seven-year old rock throwers Monday evening. John L. Sullivan, left, chief of police of Calumet Village said 95 windows were broken by the youngsters, the rocks passing through double panes in most instances. Parents of the youths will be liable for damages. [The police chief assess the damages caused by the children.]

Scanned: October 17, 2007

1913-1914 Strike

Peace Officers, Police, Seasons, Winter, Labor Movements Calumet & Hecla Mounted Police - Hired by the mining company after solidiers were withdrawn by Gov. of state. These special deputies acted to preserve the peace. [The deputies wearing star badges line up with their horses.]

Scanned: June 7, 2007

Quincy Mining Company Mounted Police (?)

Buildings, Peace Officers, Police, [Group of eleven men on steps of building. Men are wearing winter hats, riding pants and boots, and uniforms with six-pointed star badges. Note from original negative sleeve reads "Mounted Police?"]

Scanned: March 9, 2007

Copper on Dollar Bay Dock

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Peace Officers, Police, Buildings Copper on Dollar Bay Dock [Impressive photo of stacks and stacks of copper ingots. A man dressed in uniform and wearing a badge, poses with his guard dog. The dog stands on copper tubes.]

Scanned: February 15, 2010