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Beat officer at 13th and "O," post war Lincoln

Four members of the University of Nebraska football team joined the Lincoln police force for the summer months. Pictured from left to right: Gail Gade, Chick Story, Ken Hollins, Dale Adams and Chief Joe Carroll.

new policewomen
The much talked about police two-way
radio finally went into official
operation in March 1942. Five police
cars and two fire department cars were
initially equipped with the new radios.
New policewomen who started work. Two of
them worked at night in close cooperation
with the morals squad checking amusement
places, depots and hotels. Pictured from
left to right: Mrs. Merle Weller, Mrs. Lou
Hillyer and Hulda Roper.