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In Uniform from 1930-1970

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Click to Enlarge Sergeant Al Ortenzo (L) and Sergeant Bob Smith (R) (1978)
Click to Enlarge Ft. Lauderdale Cops vs. Miami Dolphins charity basketball game in Stranahan High gym. On the bench: Ptlm. Carl Borino (later Jail Cdr. Borino) is the guy leaning out ifo #4. Directly behind Borino is Ptlm. (later Major) Norm Botsford. #4 is Ptlm. Al Wharton. (1969-1974). Photo courtesy of Ed Dempsey.
Click to Enlarge Ft. Lauderdale Cops vs. Miami Dolphins charity basketball game in Stranahan High gym. (1969-1974). Photo courtesy of Ed Dempsey.
Click to Enlarge Charles "Smokie" Stover, one of the original class of Police Aides at FLPD. (1969-1974). Photo courtesy of Ed Dempsey.
Click to Enlarge Holding the old time complaint card (computer punchcard era) is Police Aide Ed Dempsey. (1969-1974). Photo courtesy of Ed Dempsey.
Click to Enlarge Patrolman George Heckner in one of the old phone positions. (1969-1974). Photo courtesy of Ed Dempsey.
Click to Enlarge Police Aide Bob Lumsden, making one of the many nightly repairs required by the old lightbeam activated track that carried complaint cards from the call-takers to the Sgt.'s position at the front of the room. Bob was later president of the AFSCME union and was killed by his estranged wife in the Broward County Courthouse. (1969-1974). Photo courtesy of Ed Dempsey.
Click to Enlarge Jan 1980, outside Lockhart stadium after Motor Officers Horace Schmahl (seated) and Bob Lamberti finished escorting the Minnesota Vikings to this location for a daily pre Super Bowl practice
Click to Enlarge Barbara Welsh McLellan
Our FIRST female police officer
Click to Enlarge L to R: Dave Comstock, Dennis Walker (kneeling), Tom Duffey (on motor), Barbara Welsh McLellan, Ed Vogelsang (kneeling), Jamie Hedla
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Click to Enlarge Patrolman Owen Day
Click to Enlarge Sergeant Bill Brady
Click to Enlarge Ron Hammond
Click to Enlarge Don Tipton
Click to Enlarge L to R: Larry Calhoun and Ronald Hammond using Identi-Kit. Ron started what we now call Forensics.
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Click to Enlarge L to R: Doug Keller, Rocky Marciano, Jack Sherlock
Click to Enlarge Meter Checkers L to R: Jane Headla, Sally Faloon, Jean Powers, Noami Fink, Betty Smith
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