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Joseph Reilly for Colorado Reflections

Identifier: couda-reilly


Joseph (Joe) Reilly, a retired Denver policeman, discusses his childhood and first job working at Gates Rubber Company in Denver. Reflects on his 28 career as a policeman in Denver, including Denver Police training in the 1920s, prohibition, police corruption, and the condition of prisons and jails. Reilly discusses the changes in the way that police officers are treated in the community, the evolution of police tools, and changes in training.


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Joseph Reilly for Colorado Reflections

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1 Items ; 25 minutes, 53 seconds