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San Luis Obispo Police Department

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Five U.S. Marshalls, circa 1890

The 1800's

Chief William Cook, circa 1911

The 1910's

1920's Car with Police & Rifles

The 1920's

1930's police car outside Mission San Luis de Tolosa

 The 1930's

1940's Police Motorcycle

The 1940's

Department Photo, circa 1957

The 1950's

Records Clerks, circa 1960

The 1960's

1042 Walnut Street, Police Station Dedication Ceremony, 1970

The 1970's

Tactical Team at Diable Canyon Opening

The 1980's

Officers Eric Lincoln & Cindy Dunn, Bicycle Unit

The 1990's

Ian Parkinson & John Caudill, 2000 Mission Badge

The 2000's


"When God Made Police Officers"

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