Municipal Archives


​Dallas Police Department Historical Reports, Records, and Newsletters, 1930-Current​

Collection 1991-019​

Overview

Repository
Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
Creator Dallas Police Department
Title Dallas Police Department Historical Reports, Records, and Newsletters
Dates 1930-Current
Quantity 7 linear feet
Abstract Annual reports, statistical summaries, and other reports created by the Dallas Police Department.
Identification 1991-019
Language Records are in English


Scope and Content

The collection consists of annual reports, statistical summaries and other reports created by the Dallas Police Department.  In addition to reports, a small collection of historical case files is included.  Of particular note are photographs, fingerprint cards, and other case file materials concerning Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow, and Floyd Hamilton.   

Organization

The collection is arranged in the following series:
Annual Reports
Statistical Summary
Murder Analysis
Historical Reports and Publications
Historical Records/Case Files 
Photographs and Negatives
Publications
Roll Book
Reports 
Dallas Police News
General Orders and Code of Conduct  

Access

The Bonnie and Clyde materials are fragile, and access to them is considered on a case-by-case basis.  The  collection is available for viewing on the Portal to Texas History, and we prefer that researchers first consult that resource.  Speak to an archivist about viewing the originals.

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Citation

Dallas Police Department Historical Reports, Records, and Newsletters, 1930-Current (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related materials


Index terms

Dallas -- Texas -- History
Dallas (Tex.) Police Department

Container list

Box Folder Title, Date
   Annual Reports
111951
 21952
 31953
 41954
 51955
 61956
211957
 21958
 31959
 41960
 51961
 61962
 71963
 81964
 91965
 101966
 111966
 121967
 131968
 141969
 151970
311971
 21971
 31972
 41972
 51973
 61973
 71983
 81983
 91989
 101996
   Statistical Summary
411969
 21969
 31970
 41970
 51974
 61975
 71976
 81977
 91978
 101979
 111980
 121981
 131982
 141980-1982
 151984
 161984
 171985
 181985
 191986
 201987
 211987
 221988
 231988
 241987
511990
 21991
 31991-1992
 41992
 51992
   Murder Analysis
611967
 21968
 31968
 41969
 51969
 61970
 71970
 81971
 91971
 101972
 111973
 121973
 131974
 141975
 151976
 161977
 171978
 181979
711980
 21981
 31982
 41983
 51983
 61984
 71985.
 81986
 91986
 101987
 111988
 121988
 131989
811990
 21991
 31992
 41993
 51994
   Survey
91Survey, 1944
   Historical Reports and Publications
101Innovations and Programs, 1971
 2DPD 5 Year Plan, October 10, 1972
 3Yearbook, 1985
 4Summary of Crime - December 1986 - Released January 1987
 5Review of Deadly Force Training and Policies-The Alpert Group, 1987
 6Congressional Presentation, April 1987
 7Publications - Misc
 8Identification Division - Personnel
 9Innovations and Programs, 1971
111Yearbook, 1985, c. 2
121A Comprehensive Strategy for the 1990s: Control of Drugs in Dallas
 2A Comprehensive Strategy for the 1990s: Control of Drugs in Dallas​
 3A Comprehensive Strategy for the 1990s: Control of Drugs in Dallas - Executive Summary
 4A Comprehensive Strategy for the 1990s: Control of Drugs in Dallas - (Original - not distributed)
 5A Comprehensive Strategy for the 1990s: Control of Drugs in Dallas - (Original - not distributed)
 6Carlton Stowers, Partners in Blue: History of the Dallas Police Department, Dallas, Texas: Dallas Police Association, 1983
 7Official DPD Anti-Crime Handbook, 1991
   Historical Records/Case Files
131Wanted Reports - Clyde Barrow
 2United States Department of Justice - Fingerprint Classification and Identification Card - Clyde Barrow
 3Henry Methvin - Fingerprint Card
 4Photographs - Bonnie and Clyde
 5Photographs - Bonnie and Clyde
 6Photographs - Bonnie and Clyde (includes morgue)
 7Photographs of items found in car and a photograph of funeral home crowd
 8Photograph - car
 9Information concerning Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, 1932
 10Information concerning Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, 1933
 11Information concerning Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, 1934
 12Photocopy and photograph - Letter sent by Clyde Barrow to Mr. King - Dallas District Attorney re: Raymond Hamilton, May 14, 1934
 13Voluntary Statements - W. D. Jones, November 1933
 14Poem by Bonnie Parker
 15Newspaper Clippings - Bonnie and Clyde
 16Newspaper Clippings - Bonnie and Clyde
 17Newspaper clippings - Articles from Startling Detective Adventures
 18DPD Microfilm - Clyde Barrow
14 Damaged negatives, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
151Raymond Hamilton, 1932-1934
 2Fingerprint Card - Raymond Hamilton
 3Photograph Letter to A. S. Baskett by Raymond Hamilton denying being with Clyde Barrow.
 4Raymond Hamilton - Newspaper Clippings
 5Original folder and envelopes - Raymond Hamilton
 6Floyd Hamilton - Fingerprint Card #79431
 7Floyd Hamilton - Case Report, August 23, 1938
 8Floyd Hamilton - Transcript of arrest record
 9Floyd Hamilton - Newspaper clippings
 10Original File Folder #79431 - Floyd Hamilton
161Urschel Kidnap Case 1933 - Harvey J. Bailey
 2Urschel Kidnap Case 1933 - Composite Photograph
 3Urschel Kidnap Case 1933 - Photographs: Katherine Kelly
 4John Clavert Tichenon, Seymour Eaton Travis, Langford Poland Ramsey
 5Urschel Kidnap Case - 1933 - Robert and Armon Shannon Homes - Photographs
 6Urschel Kidnap Case - 1933 - Jail interior photographs
 7Urschel Kidnap Case - Newspaper Clippings - Trial of Harvey J. Bailey, September 1933
 8Urschel Kidnap Case - 1933 - original envelopes
 9Bruno Richard Hauptmann - Fingerprint Card - September 25, 1934 - (Lindberg Kidnapping)
 10Allie Wright Murder Case - Mrs. Walter Kidd - March 3, 1934 - Crime Scene Photographs
 11Negatives - Allie Wright Murder Case
 12Negatives - Allie Wright Murder Case - damaged
 13Allie Wright Murder Case - original folder
 14Eugene Farrar Murder Case, January 18, 1934
 15Eugene Farrar Murder Case - Negatives
 16Eugene Farrar Murder Case - original folder
 17Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 Police report
 18Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 – newspaper clippings
 19Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 – Photographs – Mrs. Knox as found in her home
 20Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - Photographs - rug
 21Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - Photographs - kitchen
 22Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - Photographs - Cashier's Check
 23Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - Photographs - Exterior of House
 24Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - Photographs - Car with Utah License Plates
 25Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - Photographs - Fingerprints
 26Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - Negatives
 27Mrs. Mary Knox - Murder Case, 1937 - original envelope
 28Theodosia D. Jones - alias Pete Jones - Murder Case, Fingerprint card with photograph on reverse side, March 22, 1924
 29Theodosia D. Jones - alias Pete Jones - wanted notices
 30Theodosia D. Jones - alias Pete Jones - fingerprint card
 31Correspondence re: Pete Jones, 1939
 32Theodosia D. Jones - alias Pete Jones - photographs
 33Theodosia D. Jones - alias Pete Jones - negatives
 34Theodosia D. Jones - alias Pete Jones - original file folder
1714229 Ross Murder Case, September 28, 1947 - Lester Linwood Wilson fingerprints for identification
 24229 Ross Murder Case, September 28, 1947 - Lester Linwood Wilson - photographs of evidence
 34229 Ross Murder Case, September 28, 1947 - Lester Linwood Wilson - crime scene photographs: body at the scene and after autopsy
 44229 Ross Murder Case, September 28, 1947 - Lester Linwood Wilson - negatives
 54229 Ross Murder Case, September 28, 1947 - Original folder and envelope
 6Murder of Charlott Hinds Saunder Green - June 12, 1948 at 3010 Elizabeth -Photographs
 7Murder of Charlott Hinds Saunder Green - June 12, 1948 at 3010 Elizabeth - negatives
 8Murder of Charlott Hinds Saunder Green - June 12, 1948 at 3010 Elizabeth - original folder
 9Shooting of G.W. Wilkins - University Park Officer at 4305 Druid Lane, July 19, 1948 - photographs
 10Shooting of G.W. Wilkins - University Park Officer at 4305 Druid Lane, July 19, 1948 - negatives
 11Shooting of G.W. Wilkins - University Park Officer at 4305 Druid Lane, July 19, 1948 - original folder
 12Joe Daniel Smith alias Smoky, 1940-1958
 13Robert Lee Johnson 1951-1952 - Murder of Dallas Police Officer Johnny Sides, January 22, 1951
 14Robert Lee Johnson newspaper clippings 1951-1952 - Murder of Dallas Police Officer Johnny Sides, January 22, 1951
 15Robert Lee Johnson - 1951 photographs
 16Robert Lee Johnson - 1951 negatives
 17Robert Lee Johnson - original folder with mug shot attached
 18Ernest Hugh Huddleston - Officer Killed - photographs, March 18, 1954
 19Huddleston original folder
 20Juanita Dale Phillips - Juanita Dale Dabbs - alias Candi Barr - poor quality copies from microfilm - arrest record and newspaper clippings, 1952-1958
 21Photographs: William Edward Parry, Richard Lowe Clark, and Don Ray Ables, May 1964
 22Negatives: William Edward Parry, Richard Lowe Clark, and Don Ray Ables, May 1964
   Photographs and Negatives - (Some Damaged)
181Photographs - personnel
 2Negatives - police personnel
 3Negatives - police personnel
 4Unknown negatives - damaged
   Publications
191"In the Line of Duty", Steve Elwonger, 1991
 2 Souvenir, c. 1910 – photocopy
 3 Souvenir, c. 1910 – original
 4Folder with DPD Badge on cover
20 Roll Book #8 class 65, 959 and class 73, 1961-62
   Reports
211Crime Summary 1993
 2Monthly Crime Statistics, July 1991-1992
 3General Orders Code of Conduct, 1987
 4General Orders Code of Conduct, 1988
 5General Orders Code of Conduct, 1989
 6General Orders Code of Conduct, 1990
 7General Orders Code of Conduct, 1991
 8General Orders Code of Conduct, 1992
 9Crime Summary, 1993
   Dallas Police News
2211987
 21991
 31992
 41993
 51994
 61995
 71996
 8DPD Historical Exhibit Manual, 1991
 9North Central Informer, 1997-98
 10Dallas Police Association Proposal, 1976
 11DPD Activities in Dallas Parks, 2001
121January-June, 1997
 2July-December, 1997
 3January-June, 1998
 4July-December, 1998
 51999
 62000-2001
 72001
 82002
 92002-2003
   General Orders and Code of Conduct
141General Orders, 1972-1976
 2General Orders, revisions
 3General Orders, revisions, 1983-1985
 4General Orders, 1972-1976