City of Greenville Police Department Records, 1962-1970, 2004-2005

Manuscript Collection #1076

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: City of Greenville Police Department Records
    Creator: City of Greenville, NC Police Department.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Records (1961-2004) including photographic slides & compact discs illustrating City of Greenville Police Department public relations, detective squad, and traffic control operations, including inspections, personnel, court and trail procedures, training programs, including first aid training, bomb disposal, and riot training; also including a letter from Stuart Savage, Senior Writer, The Daily Reflector; to Sergeant Joe Friday & 2 compact discs containing reproductions of black and white and color slides of police operations.
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 1 box 27 items, photographic slides
  • Description
     

    The collection consists of 470 slides and two compact discs (copies of slides) of images that document various activities of City of Greenville, North Carolina Police Department. These activities include public relations, riot training, bomb disposal, civil defense, traffic control, inspections, trial and court procedures, training programs and first aid procedures. The material also includes images of (apparently staged) car accidents and fires, as well as group and single photographs of police officers. Also included in folder 1076.1 is a brief email sent in 2004 from Stuart Savage, Senior Writer, Daily Reflector to the donor of the collection. In the message, Savage identifies several Civil Defense officers contained in a slide found in sleeve 1076.1.a.09.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    The City of Greenville Police Department is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency. Due to lack of records, a complete history of the department is unavailable. The following timeline offers what details are known from local newspaper records.

    Source: Roger Kammerer. For more details, please see Kammerer’s complete article, “A History of the Greenville Police Department” in the January 23rd –February 6th, 2008, edition of Greenville Times. Back issues of Greenville Times can be found in Joyner Library’s North Carolina Collection.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 4, 2006, 2 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Records (1961-1970, 2004) of photographic slides illustrating police operations, including inspections, personnel, court and trial procedures, training programs, including first aid training, riot training, etc.; letter to Stuart Savage, Senior Writer, The Daily Reflector; also 2 compact discs containing 197 digital images (jpegs) of the slides. Approx 480 Black & White and Color slides. Donor: Joe David Friday, Sgt., Investigations Division, Greenville Police Department

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Joe David Friday, Sgt., Investigations Division, Greenville Police Department

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    City of Greenville Police Department Records (#1076), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, January 4, 2008

    Processed by Kelly Hardy, April 2007 Dale Sauter 2008

Container List

  • Box 1
     
    • Photographic Slides
       
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961) of City of Greenville Police Department traffic procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 1)
      Photographic Slides (Feb.1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers & administrators. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 2)
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961-Nov.1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers & administrators. 9 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 3)
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961) of City of Greenville Police Department officers illustrating traffic accidents and safety procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 4)
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961-Feb. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers illustrating traffic accidents and safety procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 5)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - April 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers illustrating traffic accidents and safety procedures & public relations events. 19 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 6)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Dec. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 7)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 8)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Mar. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division & public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 9)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Dec. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating patrol procedures, the Police School, Kinston, NC & public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 10)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating patrol & traffic procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 11)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating patrol procedures, welfare programs, news gathering, "pea shooters" & public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 12)
      1 letter from Stewart Savage, Senior Writer, The Daily Reflector. 2004. Includes photocopy of photograph of men (some identified) wearing Civil Defense helmets. (item 13)
    • Photographic Slides
       
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating investigative procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 1)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 2)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 3)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 4)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 5)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures; seized weapons, chemicals, equipment. 12 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 6)
      Photographic Slides (Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers exhibiting seized weapons, chemicals, equipment. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 7)
      Photographic Slides (Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 8)
      Photographic Slides (Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 9)
      Photographic Slides (April 1963; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques & training to extinguish automobile fires. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 10)
      Photographic Slides (April 1963; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques & training to extinguish automobile fires. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 11)
      Photographic Slides (April 1963; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques & training to extinguish automobile fires. 8 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 12)
    Compact discs containing digital copies of slides. 2 discs. 197 digital images, 1961-1970; black and white and color thumbnail images printed from compact discs.

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Container List

  • Box 1
     
    • Photographic Slides
       
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961) of City of Greenville Police Department traffic procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 1)
      Photographic Slides (Feb.1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers & administrators. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 2)
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961-Nov.1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers & administrators. 9 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 3)
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961) of City of Greenville Police Department officers illustrating traffic accidents and safety procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 4)
      Photographic Slides (Nov. 1961-Feb. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers illustrating traffic accidents and safety procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 5)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - April 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers illustrating traffic accidents and safety procedures & public relations events. 19 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 6)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Dec. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 7)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 8)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Mar. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division & public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 9)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Dec. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating patrol procedures, the Police School, Kinston, NC & public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 10)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating patrol & traffic procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 11)
      Photographic Slides (Feb. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating patrol procedures, welfare programs, news gathering, "pea shooters" & public relations activities. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 12)
      1 letter from Stewart Savage, Senior Writer, The Daily Reflector. 2004. Includes photocopy of photograph of men (some identified) wearing Civil Defense helmets. (item 13)
    • Photographic Slides
       
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department Detective Division demonstrating investigative procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 1)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 2)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 3)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 4)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 5)
      Photographic Slides (Oct. - Nov. 1962; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating riot control procedures; seized weapons, chemicals, equipment. 12 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 6)
      Photographic Slides (Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers exhibiting seized weapons, chemicals, equipment. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 7)
      Photographic Slides (Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 8)
      Photographic Slides (Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 9)
      Photographic Slides (April 1963; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques & training to extinguish automobile fires. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 10)
      Photographic Slides (April 1963; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques & training to extinguish automobile fires. 20 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 11)
      Photographic Slides (April 1963; Jan. 1970) of City of Greenville Police Department officers demonstrating bomb disposal techniques & training to extinguish automobile fires. 8 slides. 1 slide protector sheet. (item 12)
    Compact discs containing digital copies of slides. 2 discs. 197 digital images, 1961-1970; black and white and color thumbnail images printed from compact discs.


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