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City police graduate 17 officers, 1954

Posted on September 28, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

Seventeen city police officers graduated from police and first aid school on March 4, 1954, at City Hall. At far right is Maj. Wallace McMurray. Front row from left: Howard S. Lowery, Eugene Haynes, Charles E. Noel and Lewis H. Fowler. Second row from left: Charles P. Cruse, J. Harrison Sallee, William B. Davis and Orville L. Wilson. Third row from left: Prather Walker, Robert M. Yates, William H. Lewis and Robert Compton. Fourth row from left: Richard Withrow, Wilbur Thompson, Price Duffy, John D. Campbell and Charles E. Ransdell. The officers in the three back rows were veteran police officers who took the course as a refresher. On Thursday, 48 police recruits will graduate from the Lexington Police Training Academy in a ceremony at Tates Creek Christian Church. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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