Clipped From Aiken Standard
CHIEF SPRAWLS SPEAISTO ROTARY CLUB Chief of Police J. M. Sprawls was -the guest speaker at the Aiken Rotary Club Wednesday. , He spoke on "The Growth of the Police Department of Aiken'' and outlined plans for the further .development of the department. He stated that the FBI recently made a survey of "the needs of the police department and advised a record system which they" recommended. He stated that the police department was Tendering such services—as-checking owners; were on -homes—while vacation and emphasized the need of radio equipment in order t o enable the department to function more efficiently. Pointing out the growth of the department he said that in October there were 40 arrests and cash fines were $236. In February of this year there were 135 arrests and cash fines were 11.382. _,.-..