San Diego Harbor Police

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The San Diego Harbor Police Department has proudly provided more than 50 years of law enforcement. From its humble beginnings as a small security force formed after World War II to protect San Diego imports to the modern and sophisticated police force it is today, the San Diego Harbor Police Department serves as a shining example of the exciting and important role law enforcement plays in the development of a busy 21st-century city. Through a stunning collection of never-before-seen photographs, this book tells the story of the officers who have served and protected one of America's most historic and vital harbors. History lovers, police aficionados, and San Diego locals and visitors will be fascinated by the photographs within, which document the department's history from 1934 through its 1962 transition into the San Diego Unified Port District of today.
ISBN: 9781467132428
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: California
Series: Images of America
Images: 183
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Curated from the personal archives of early harbor police officers and the San Diego Unified Port District, author Michael P. Rich brings together beautiful photographs with personal stories and historical facts to showcase the captivating history of the San Diego Harbor Police Department. Sergeant Rich uses these stories and photographs to tell, for the first time, the complete history of the San Diego Harbor Police.
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