San Diego Police Department, California (Images of America Series)by Steve Willard
The San Diego Police Department dates to 1889, when out-of-control crime forced the end of the highly ineffective city marshal’s office. With violence on every corner and Tombstone’s venerable Wyatt Earp running the marshals’ gambling interests, change was desperately needed. But the first days of the SDPD weren’t easy. Within two years of
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Steve Willard's book provides a intimate look into the San Diego Police Department not often seen by the general public. Good job and good read.
Steve Willard is a diligent man in having spent several years researching and learning the history of the San Diego Police Department. His love for the city, its people and the department certainly show through the mass of carefully selected photographs and colorful writings. This book is insightful for those who really want to know San Diego's Police history. It should be used as a tool in the education of San Diego's police academies.