Chesapeake City Library Talk Examines Historical Evolution of Crime, Punishment, and Police Work in Cecil County – March 24

Social historian Mike Dixon will present an engaging presentation on the evolution of crime, punishment and police work in the region.  This engaging talk will examine old county jails, headline-grabbing criminal escapades of long ago, discontinued methods of punishment, and unheralded peace officers.

Registration is required.

Date: 3/24/2014  at 6:30 p.m

Library: Chesapeake City Branch

Contact: Chesapeake City Branch Library, 410-996-1134

The Elkton Police Department acquired this patrol car, in the late 1920s. (L to R  Mayor Taylor McKenney, the night officer, and Chief Potts).  This was the first county or municipal police vehicle in Cecil.

The Elkton Police Department acquired this patrol car in the late 1920s. (L to R Mayor Taylor McKinney, the night officer, and Chief Potts). This was the first county or municipal police vehicle in Cecil.

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