Ogden Police Department Arrest and Jail Record Books Online

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  The Utah State Archives is pleased to announce that an assortment of arrest and jail record books from the Ogden Police Department have been digitized and are now available online for public access. These record books, dating from 1902 to 1941, document arrests made, and prisoners held, by the Ogden City Police Department. Arrest Record Books and Record of Prisoners Books include: …

Historians Seeking Utah Law Enforcement Memorabilia

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Thank you to the Salt Lake Tribune for covering the final Archives Month presentation featuring Robert Kirby. By Janelle Stecklein The Salt Lake Tribune State historians on Friday launched an effort to collect law enforcement memorabilia Utahns might have stored away. “It’s important to save our law enforcement history because it’s something being lost every second,” said Melissa Coy Ferguson, …

Police Evidence of Extortion in Ogden

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Recently, as the Archives staff was working with Ogden City to review historic records from Ogden held in the Archives, we ran across some mysterious records. The records were in the format of 24 large glass negatives, 11” x 14”. They had been identified simply as documents from the Ogden City Police Department. In order to determine more exactly what …