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Toledo Police Museum
Open every Saturday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Free Admission.
In 1867, Ohio legislature passed the Metropolitan Police Law which required a full time paid police force for the City of Toledo. At 8 AM on April 27, 1867, the "MP's" as they were respectfully called by the public, took charge of policing the City of Toledo.
House of Refuge and Correction Annual Reports
A House of Refuge and Correction was established in 1875 for the restraining and reforming of youth of both sexes within the city of Toledo. The buildings had been completed in 1873 but occupancy had to be deferred until funds could be provided to maintain the facility. The first commitment to the institution was on May 11, 1875.
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