In 1892, James H. Burrell, a former Pullman porter, was appointed the first African-American officer of the Saint Paul Police Department. This was 20 years before New York City appointed its first African-American police officer. BurrellIn 1892, James H. Burrell, a former Pullman porter, was appointed the first African-American officer of the Saint Paul Police Department. This was 20 years before New York City appointed its first African-American police officer. Burrell served continuously…

In 1892, James H. Burrell, a former Pullman porter, was appointed the first African-American officer of the Saint Paul Police Department. This was 20 years before New York City appointed its first African-American police officer. BurrellIn 1892, James H. Burrell, a former Pullman porter, was appointed the first African-American officer of the Saint Paul Police Department. This was 20 years before New York City appointed its first African-American police officer. Burrell served continuously…

Always remember: Detective Miosotis Familia, New York City Police Department, New York

Always remember: Detective Miosotis Familia, New York City Police Department, New York

Marsha P Johnson was a transgender rights activist, Queen of Stonewall and Transgender Revolutionary.  She was a co-founder,  Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R.) in the early 1970s and became the “mother” of S.T.A.R. House along with Sylvia Rivera, getting together food and clothing to help support the young trans women living in the house on the lower East Side of New York.

Marsha P Johnson was a transgender rights activist, Queen of Stonewall and Transgender Revolutionary. She was a co-founder, Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R.) in the early 1970s and became the “mother” of S.T.A.R. House along with Sylvia Rivera, getting together food and clothing to help support the young trans women living in the house on the lower East Side of New York.

JUST BREAKING...Police in New York City say a well-known French academic has been found dead in a  hotel.

JUST BREAKING...Police in New York City say a well-known French academic has been found dead in a hotel.

Always remember: Police Officer Michael Hance, New York City Police Department, New York

Always remember: Police Officer Michael Hance, New York City Police Department, New York

Always remember: Detective Steven McDonald, New York City Police Department, New York

Always remember: Detective Steven McDonald, New York City Police Department, New York

New York City Police Department NYPD Appointment Certificate 1892 Antique VTG

New York City Police Department NYPD Appointment Certificate 1892 Antique VTG

Disney Mr. Potato Head New York City Police NYC Hat Ears Accessory Toy New Parks

Disney Mr. Potato Head New York City Police NYC Hat Ears Accessory Toy New Parks

Metropolitan Police Head Quarters, Mulberry Street, Near Bleeker St. From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Metropolitan Police Head Quarters, Mulberry Street, Near Bleeker St. From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Old New York City Police costume | OFFICER JOHN WEITZEL DISPLAYING SECOND ISSUED BADGE 1860

Old New York City Police costume | OFFICER JOHN WEITZEL DISPLAYING SECOND ISSUED BADGE 1860

2 Police Officers Are Charged in Assault of Mentally ill  Man - The New York Times.

2 Police Officers Are Charged in Assault of Mentally Ill Man

2 Police Officers Are Charged in Assault of Mentally ill Man - The New York Times.

Police Use Department Wish List When Deciding Which Assets to Seize - The New York Times

Police Use Department Wish List When Deciding Which Assets to Seize

Police Use Department Wish List When Deciding Which Assets to Seize - The New York Times

Demonstrators record a crowd of police officers on hand in New York's Times Square, where a large crowd protested after fatal police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, July 7, 2016. (Photo: Christopher Lee / The New York Times)

Demonstrators record a crowd of police officers on hand in New York's Times Square, where a large crowd protested after fatal police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, July 7, 2016. (Photo: Christopher Lee / The New York Times)

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