Chronological History of the Cincinnati Police Department

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The Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

“Preserving the History of Law Enforcement in the Greater Cincinnati Area”

 


 

Here we present the full chronological history of the Cincinnati Police Department. The has been broken down in 25 year segments (see index below) for manageability.

The entirety of all pages has been compiled by Lt. Stephen R.l Kramer (Ret.), Cincinnati Police Department. The table of references used through this document is listed below. The numbers in the fifth column of each page refer to this table of references.

If you have any additional information or know of any errors or omissions, please send an email to Director@police-museum.org. Your input is solicited and appreciated.

 

Index of Pages

 

Table of References:

 

 

Reference
Title
Written/Edited
Published By
Year
1
Our Police
G.M. Roe
Cincinnati, OH
1891
2
Cincinnati in 1851
Charles Cist
Wm. H. Moore Publishers
1851
3
History of the Police Department of Cincinnati, Ohio
Captain Gustav A. Lorenze
Police Force of City of Cincinnati
1929
4
Cincinnati, The Queen City
Goss, Rev. Charles Frederick
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Cincinnati
1912
5
Cincinnati Police: The Beginning to World War II: 1802-1942
Patrick Olvey
Masters Thesis