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Los Angeles Police Department collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7118

Scope and Contents

A collection of materials created by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for internal communications and external community relations relating to law enforcement. The collection contains eighteen issues of the LAPD's Daily Training Bulletin (1951-1952); the text of a 1955 speech by W. H. Parker titled "The Police Role in Community Relations" (printed in the form of an extended Daily Training Bulletin; an operational handbook for internal use by LAPD personnel detailing the extensive security plan for Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to Los Angeles; and the text of an address given by LAPD Chief Thomas Reddin in 1968 titled "Law Enforcement in a Complex Society."

Dates

  • 1951 - 1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of materials created by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for internal communications and external community relations relating to law enforcement. The collection contains eighteen issues of the LAPD's Daily Training Bulletin (1951-1952); the text of a 1955 speech by W. H. Parker titled "The Police Role in Community Relations" (printed in the form of an extended Daily Training Bulletin; an operational handbook for internal use by LAPD personnel detailing the extensive security plan for Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to Los Angeles; and the text of an address given by LAPD Chief Thomas Reddin in 1968 titled "Law Enforcement in a Complex Society."

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Walkabout Books, March 8, 2021.

Processing Information

Many of the descriptive notes in this finding aid were adapted from descriptions by the immediate source of the material, Walkabout Books.

Title
Finding aid for the Los Angeles Police Department collection
Status
Completed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2021 June
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States