Back-to-School: Law Enforcement Academy

September means back-to-school for many Americans, including some future law enforcement officers. In 1888, the first centralized police academy began in Cincinnati, Ohio. Since then, academy training continues to prepare individuals for one of many professional careers in law enforcement,…

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Museum Receives Corrections-related Collection from Grand Traverse County (MI) Sheriff’s Office

As we celebrate National Correctional Officers and Employees Week (May 6-12), we’d like to share some interesting corrections-related artifacts the Museum recently acquired. Last week, the Grand Traverse County (MI) Sheriff’s Office donated a unique collection, which includes a handcrafted…

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