Orlando Police Department Motor Patrol

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Title

Orlando Police Department Motor Patrol

Alternative Title

Orlando Police Motor Patrol

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Police--Florida
Law enforcement--Florida

Description

The Orlando Police Department (OPD) motor patrol in 1948, with Lieutenant Vernon "Bulldog" Rogers in the center. The OPD was established in 1875, the same year Orlando became incorporated into a city with only 22 votes. The motor patrol was first created during the 1930s with the purchase of four patrol cars and a motorcycle in 1934. Lt. Rodgers was the first officer in the department to ride the OPD's 1200cc front-end Harley Davidson.

Source

Original black and white photograph, 1948: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

1948

Is Format Of

Original color digital image, 2016.

Is Part Of

Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando City Hall Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

363 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Orlando Police Department, Orlando City Hall, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Orange County Regional History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Orlando Remembered

Curator

Marina, David
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Orlando Police Historical Report. Orlando, Fl: Orlando Police Dept, 1990.
"Orange County Sheriff's Office Office of the Sheriff Historical Highlights." Orange County Sheriff's Office Office of the Sheriff Historical Highlights. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://www.ocso.com/officeofthesheriff/historicalhighlights/tabid/58/default.aspx.

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