The Greater Cincinnati Police Museum
“Preserving the History of Law Enforcement in the Greater Cincinnati Area”
See the transition from the old to the new styles of uniforms while learning about the men and women who wore them.
Active Cincinnati Police Lieutenant is another docent and serves as the Greater Cincinnati Police Historical Society’s president.
A base station from Woodlawn PD.
Retired Cincinnati Lieutenant Steve Kramer is a very knowledgeable docent and currently serves as Museum Director.
District One Sergeants desk from York Street Station
The sergeants of Cincinnati’s Fifth Police District in 1890: John H. Kiffmeyer, Louis Schmitt, and Edward C. “Doc” Hill. Sergeant Hill was called upon to portray Santa Claus at Christmas.
Three of the departments represented in the Museum including the state patrols in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.
Major John Seebohm marched in Police Memorial Parades, in uniform, until his death at 94. He also made the very last call box call at 92.
, Curator, Detective Dic Gross, at the front door, welcomes a special group tour. Special group tours are always welcome and available by appointment.
Modern uniforms of many of the 100+ police agencies represented by the Museum
A tour of the museum will walk you back in time through its numerous displays. Docents include active or retired police officers and civilians who will share their memories with you.
A 1965 Harley Davidson Electra-Glide “Police Special” formerly in the fleet of the Newport, Kentucky, Police Department. The odometer shows 39,000 miles.
“Handsome” is the first unofficial, self-taught canine of the Cincinnati Police Department. He was so respected, the Police Chief would let him ride in his car during parades..