Historical video: This Is Your Police Department (1951)

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

This 25 minute video shows the operations and ceremonies of the Detroit Police Department. It is in the classic 1950’s style of cinematography. Worth a watch if law enforcement history interests you.

“He learned to use all types of firearms and spent many hours on target practice. Marksmenship might someday mean saving his own life and the lives of other people.”

Watch it here.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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