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Lincoln Police History 1970s

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Officer Mike Eger, one of the first school resource officers,talking with students.

Officer with a radar unit. With this early 1970s Plymouth Fury cruiser,
the single roof-mounted light was replaced with a dual red-beacon and federal "visi-bar."

Sergeant Hewitt carrying a baby after an accident.

Sergeant Leitner at the former Communication Center

Officer Richard Heaton making a call from one of the call boxes that were located downtown.

Call boxes were located at:

7th and P St
8th and M St
9th and O St
10th and O St
12th and O St
13th and O St
15th and O St
17th and O St
19th and O St
23rd and O St
27th and O St

Also notice the 1st portable radio. The receiver and transmitter were two separate pieces.