Details the first-of-its-kind history of State Troopers, State Police and Highway Patrol nationwide. Includes historical highlights of each states' state police/highway patrol. Features full color photos from each state of their patch, badge, uniform and cruiser. Includes extraordinary personal experience stories with hundreds of photographs. Recognizes troopers killed in the line of duty with a comprehensive listing by state. Contains a summarized history of the National Troopers Coalition. Indexed.In June 1980, department members were issued a new sidearm, the .357 magnum Ruger, a stainless steel, four inch barrel revolver. This was the first major change in State Police isa of a federally-funded Cessna 182 Skylane to assist in the State Police Aerial Reconnaissance Enforcement ... Without AFIS, manual search of 1 million fingerprint cards on file would take about 65 years to complete.
|Publisher||:||Turner Publishing Company - 2001|