Mounted Patrolman Charles G. Petersen | Cincinnati Police Department

Mounted Officer Charles Godfrey PetersenCharles was born in Denmark. As a young adolescent, he served as an apprentice to a horticulturalist in the royal gardens of the King of Denmark and was thereafter very interested in botany. He went to sea at the age of 13, passed through countless adventures, and traveled all over the world. He survived many shipwrecks and explored South America all the way in to the headwaters of the Amazon River … Read More

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Free Gun Lock

There are no free lunches, but thee are free gun locks! Read this post to find out how to receive one.

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Unsolved Line of Duty Deaths

As our 20-year-old vision as the central repository for local law enforcement information comes to fruition, we are often asked for data and information.  One of the often-repeated questions is, “When was the last unsolved line of duty death?”  So, we researched it.

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Free Parking Fo r Museum Patrons

Free and convenient parking is now available for patrons of the Police Museum.  Signs have been erected designating all space between 306 and 318 Reading Road as Police Museum Parking.  

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