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1954 Petition Regarding WPD Salaries

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A petition requesting pay raises for Weehawken Police Department personnel for the year 1955.

World War II NJ State Police Instructional Teletype - Limitations on radio ownership by 'enemy aliens'

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A teletype message from the NJ State Police in the files of the Weehawken Police Department from 1942 providing instructions as to the limitations placed on 'enemy aliens' of German, Italian, and Japanese origin regarding ownership of radio…

Weehawken Police Department General Order Book for 1941

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Book containing department wide orders of a general nature for the year 1941 for the Weehawken Police Department. This document provides interesting insight into the Town's preparation for World War II as well as the reaction of its police…

History of the Weehawken Police Department - 1928
Sketches and drawings related to the Weehawken Police Department in 1928, drawn by artist Grant Wright, with contributions of Police Lieutenant Edward Kirk.

Weehawken's First Police Force
Undated and unidentified newspaper clipping of a photo of Weehawken's first police department and their mascot. Front row (left to right): Judge Robert Noble Sergeant John Mayer the mascot Roundsman Edward Clifford Roundsman Patrick McGoey Back row…

Babe Ruth Comes to Weehawken
On May 5th, 1928, famed baseball player Babe Ruth made an unscheduled stop in Weehawken when he was pulled over by police for speeding. A court date was set for May 21st, and as word spread around town that the Bambino was to appear before a…

Dismantling Old Roman Mansion, Once Served as Weehawken Jail
Clipping from an unidentified newspaper (probably the Hudson Observer) stamped March 21, 1947 and describing the demolition of 1 Hackensack Avenue in The Shades. This building was Weehawken's first Police HQ and Jail in 1870. The article provides a…

Town Leaders in 1895
This photo from the Edward Kirk Collection (now in the Weehawken Historical Commission collection) shows a number of township leaders standing in front of the old Police Station at 1946 Park Avenue: Mayor Simon Kelly Judge John Simon Committeeman…

Policemen at 4th Street (48th Street) and the Boulevard
This photo from the early 1900s shows Patrolman Sy. Clute of the Weehawken Police Department and Boulevard Officer Patrick Dolan, who later became chief of the Hudson County Police Department. It was taken at the corner of 4th Street (today's 48th…

Police Captain A. Charles Hessner
Police Captain Charles A. Hessner, posed on the stairs of the old town hall/police station at 309 Park Avenue, today's VFW and Historical Commission headquarters. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

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