The Greater Cincinnati Police Museum
“Preserving the History of Law Enforcement in the Greater Cincinnati Area”
District One Sergeants desk from York Street Station
“Blotter Desk”, circa 1890, where the blotter (diary) of each station was kept. This one was restored to original condition and now holds the museum blotter.
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.
Were you aware that the Cincinnati Police Department at one time sponsored a team of semi-professional baseball players?
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.
A 1965 Harley Davidson Electra-Glide “Police Special” formerly in the fleet of the Newport, Kentucky, Police Department. The odometer shows 39,000 miles.