Public Safety

Pictoral Souvenir

Department of Public Safety and Greater Des Moines

First Uniformed Policemen
Des Moines First Uniformed Policemen - 1878
Top Row, L to R: Capt. Albert Jarvis, Otto Kilbaum, Cormick McCauley, Billy Smith
Lower Row, L to R: Chas. J. Shafer, Frank Collins, George Gray, Charles Mingus

Front Cover Author's Notes
Police HeadQuarters City Seal
Superintendent Department of Public Safety - Zell G. Roe City Detectives - A. R. Bracket, Jas. McDonald, L. D. Sims, Thomas Pettit
Mayor - James R. Hanna City Detectives- A. G. Miller, Jesse McKircher, W. C. Sommers, Thomas Denholm
Chief of Police - George Yeager Wagon Men - Wm. Strait, John Latham, Jerry Courtney, W.W.Skinner, Wm. Cady, T.W. Marshall
Chief of Detectives - Col. E. E. Johnston Traffic Men -W. L. Kelly, Ed Mellon, Thams Martin, G. W. McMickle, W. E. MacDowell, August Hoffman
Chief of Fire Department - Will Burnett Traffic Men -Sam Ross, Wm. Brownson, S. E. Delmege, Wm. Bailey, W. C. Rabbitt, G. W. Staples
City Council - Zell G. Roe, Chas. W. Schramm, John MacVicar, Wesley Ash Patrolmen -C.E. Hunt, E. M. DeFord, Joseph Willis, Harry Cohen, F. E. Badgley, Tyler Harding, Thomas Cross, H. L. McMillen
Secretaries - Edward Lytton, B. W. Cavender, Charles W. Riddle, James Cavender, William George Patrolmen -A. J. Butin, C. J. Mohr, H. L. Dockstader, Nicola Bellizzi, H. H. Graves, T. M. Frace, Natalie Marasco, W. H. Maher
Captains of Police - C. C. Jackson, G. J. Breeding, E. J. Frowick Patrolmen - Rasmus Gerde, F. B. Strickland, G. F. Trimble, George Burcombe, Bert Plummer, William Bahler, T. J. Blake, M. McCarthy
Patrol Sergeants - J. A. Newell, Robert Leasure, G. W. Staples Patrolmen -M. J. Donoghue, T. J. Hubbard, Enoch Nicholls, A. H. Pedersen, Charles Davis, Jesse Kimes, J. G. Dillinger, W. A. Allen
Desk Sergeants -Nels DeFord, Aug. Youngberg, George M. DeVore Patrolmen -Constant Hamberg, W. L. Riley, Ab. H. Day, E. C. H. Kuehner, Joshua Suits, W. T. Maitland, George Scarpino, Pat Foley
Matrons -Mrs. L. L. Babcock, Mrs. N. P. Collins Patrolmen and Miscellanous - F. L. Hollibaugh, Edward Ward, S. T. Howard, C. E. Pierce, Charles Miller, J. W. Budd, John McLain
Police Judge - Fred T. Van Liew Police Court -John Genevay, William Kern, Charles J. Shafer
Called by death(photo) - Det. Frank Melmege, Det. Arcus Brunnemer,  Patrolman John P. Peterson Police Reporters Rolla Bales, W. S. Burkhardt, Hayden Bartlett, F. F. Miles

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