Historical Photos

 

 

Chief's Badge
Early Chief of Police Badge
(Courtesy of Sheila Smith)
Reserve Badge
Reserve Badge - 1942
(Courtesy of Rocky Barrett)
Matron badge
Matron Badge - mid to late 1960's
(Courtesy of Rocky Barrett)

1970's Patch
Patch worn by officers - late 1960's
(Courtesy of Rocky Barrett)
1970's Symbol
Police & City Symbol - 1970's
(Courtesy of Joyce Brooks)

 


Chief Davis - 1928
Chief of Police William Davis - first to cross Springfield Bridge - 1928
(Courtesy of Bill Davis, Jr.)

Unknown Chief
Jesse Jonathon Smitson - early 1920's
(Courtesy of Sheila Smith)

 

Captain Sales Card
Captain Al Sales "ID" Card - 1947
(Courtesy of Don Sales)

Junior Police - 1946

(Courtesy of Don Sales)

 

Capt. Sales - 1946
Capt. Al Sales - 1946-7
(Courtesy of Don Sales)



Christmas Card
1952 SPD Christmas Card
(Courtesy of Brian Antone)
Department - 1946
From Left to Right: Chief C.K. Pryor, Capt. Al Sales, Bill Jones,
Wallie Thomas & Ken Parsons
(Courtesy of Don Sales)
Dept. - 1947
From Left to Right: Chief C.K. Pryor, Clayton White, Bryan Rumbaugh, Ray White, Bennett, Wallie Thomas & Capt. Al Sales
(Courtesy of Don Sales)
Dept. - 1947
From Left to Right: Wallie Thomas, "Del", Ken Parson, Bender, Bill Jones,
Capt. Al Sales, Chief C.K. Pryor
(Courtesy of Don Sales)
Chief Pryor - 1947
Chief C.K. Pryor - 1947
(Courtesy of Don Sales)
Officers Jones & 'Del' - 1947
Officers Bill Jones & "Del" - 1947
(Courtesy of Don Sales)
Dept. - Early 1950's
Department Photo - Early 1950's
(Courtesy of the Springfield Museum)
Wire Recovery - 1962
1/2 Mile of Wire stolen from Pacific Northwest Bell, recovered by SPD - Feb. 2, 1962 - Sgt. Al Hartman & Ofc. Richard Charboneau
(Courtesy of Dick Charboneau)

Officers - Unknown Year

Springfield Police Officers - Unknown Year
(Courtesy of the Springfield Museum)

1957 article from "Pacific Northwest Law Enforcement News" on SPD

Dept. - 1962
Department Photo - May 12, 1962
Top Row - Larry Prociw, Jim Hooker, Wally Rowland, Jerry Christensen, Ed Weitzel, Ron Rayburn, Hugh Wilkinson, Leroy Bergstom, Rod Brester
Second Row- Fred Jenkins, Bob Brawner, Oddie Maddox, Larry Lee, Jess Adams, Dick Charboneau, Louie Hince, Jan Horton, Jim Callahan
Seated - Marvin Marrs, Al Hartman, Bud Howard, Felix Baker, Chief Floyd Clower, Capt. Wayne Dodd, Norma Huff, Joyce Lane, John Turner
(Courtesy of the Dick Charboneau)

City Hall - 1962
City Hall - 1962
(Courtesy of Dick Charboneau)

Chief Brooks - 1969
Chief Pierce Brooks - 1969
(Courtesy of Joyce Brooks)
Matrons - 1969
Police Matrons - 1969
(Courtesy of Joyce Brooks)
Ofc. Roberts - 1969
Officer P.T. Roberts - 1969
(Courtesy of Joyce Brooks)
Recruitment Flyer - 1970
Recruitment Flyer - 1970
(Salary starts at $562 a month)
(Courtesy of Joyce Brooks)
Adam 12
Adam 12's Reed & Malloy (Martin Milner & Kent McCord) visit SPD, March 1972
(Springfield Police Archives)
OSP, LCSO, EPD & SPD Officers - early 1970's
From right to left: OSP Trooper Carl Blanchard, LCSO Deputy Mike Bedchat, EPD Officer Ken Heide, & SPD Officer Jerry Smith (Current Chief), early 1970's
(Courtesy of Shiela Smith)
Day & Night Watch - 1971
Day & Night Watch - 1971
(Courtesy of Joyce Brooks)
Police & Fire Building - 1971
Police - Fire - Court Building - 1971
(Courtesy of Joyce Brooks)
Bergstrom
Detective Leroy Bergstrom - unknown year
(Courtesy of Sheila Smith)
Smith-1974
Jerry Smith & Officer Jim Newman - 1974
(Courtesy of Sheila Smith)

 

If you have any historical photos of the police department, its employees or vehicles, we would like to add them to our page.

Please contact the department at police@springfield-or.gov
or (541)726-3721 for more information

City of Springfield, Oregon