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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.
Photo Collection: Toledo Police Vehicles
2000 Ford Police Interceptor
Police and 2 motorized patrol wagons, early 1900s
2004 speed van
1937 Ford Wagons. "Black Mariahs"
2006 Ford Police Interceptor
SWAT smaller wagon, photo taken in 2007
Ray Kurdys and Glen Smith, Scout 6
1922 Reo's and Indian Motorcycles
1970 Plymouth Fury - stuck!
2013 Ford suv with new design
1901 Photo in front of the East Toledo building where police patrol wagons and horses were kept. Patrolman is Lewis Barger.
1921 Marmon Model 34b Speedsters, manned by a uniform driver and three plain clothes officers armed with rifles & shotguns (later machine-guns). Uniformed officers not pictured here.
1930 Willys Whippet C101 Wagon
1933 Ford with future chief Officer Ray Allen and Major Charles Roth
1936 Ford Accident Prevention Bureau vehicle.
1937 Ford Sedan Delivery Wagon
Hospital emergency room entrance,1950s.
2011 Ford Police Interceptor
Safety car 1935
1992 Chevy Caprice
1948 Ford Sedan Delivery Wagon parked in Safety Building barn.
1947 or 48 Ford Business Coupe
2001 Chevy Impala
1946 Ford Accident Investigation Bureau vehicle
1950 Ford Deluxe. Police were preparing new fleet to battle "hot-rodders" and other motoring law breakers. Powered by 110-horsepower motors, the cars were capable of reaching speeds between 110 and 115 mph and had "exceedingly rapid pick up."
1950's police car on Safety Building ramp.
2013 Fords with new design
2009 Brand new wagon getting prepped for delivery.
1954 International Wagon
1957 Ford Custom
1962 Ford Galaxie, awaiting a speeder
1963 Ford Custom getting city seal put on vehicle door.
1987 Chevy Caprice
1914 Willys Wagon & 1915 Willys S81 Car
1991 Chevy Caprice
1965 Ford Custom
SWAT wagon, photo taken in 2007
1930 Willys Wagon
1968 Ford Custom
74 Dodge School Safety vehicle
1970 Plymouth Fury with directional arrows.
1998 Ford Police Interceptor. Merry Christmas?
1983 Chevy Malibu, car 203 in "rat alley."
1973 Dodge Polara, parked in "the hole'" presently where 1 Government Center sits.
1974 Plymouth Gran Fury
1976 & 1977 police vehicles parked in "the hole" with backdrop of Common Pleas Court.
Marmon speed car and Indian motorcyle.
1977 & 1978 Plymouth Furys parked in "the hole."
1977 Dodge Royal Monaco
1978 Plymouth with trunk equipment
87 Wagon with new design.
1982 & 1984 Plymouth Reliant K cars.
1983 Chevy Malibu
1984 Plymouth Fury
1988 Plymouth Fury, with Elaine Higgins "the bag lady."
1989 Ford Crown Victoria
1989 Ford Crown Victoria's at the muni gas station -named "204" after it's old telephone extension.
Detective vehicles - Plymouth Reliants, 1983.
Officers near police emergency vehicle, 1914 Peerless
Copy naming officers in the 1914 Peerless photo and giving history.
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