Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on January 24, 1964 · Page 8
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 8

Redlands, California
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Friday, January 24, 1964
Page 8
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8 - Friday, Jan. 24. 1964 Redlands Daily Facts Safety Hall ... a functional police facility PISTOL RANGE - Adding to the completeness of the police department facilities in Safety Hall is this 25-yard indoor pistol range which affords year oround target practice for officers. The range, located in the basement, is designed to keep noise to a minimum, but shooters wear special ear muffs for safety and comfort. On the firing line are (left to right) Capf. J. D. Pattison. Policewoman Betty Burley and Capt. Warren Elliott. Training Officer Claude Miles, at right, to start shooters. SHOWUP ROOM — A one-way screen permits police to show criminal suspects to victims for possible identification without the suspects' seeing who is on the other side of the screen. Lt. Claude Miles stands at panel of switches which controls lighting in the showup room which is located in the prisoner processing section on the main floor. PRISONER BOOKING — Before a prisoner is jailed, the arresting officer brings him to this desk for "booking." The prisoner's name, age and address are noted in the large book on the counter along with the charge on which he is being arrested. Prisoner's personal property is taken away and he is given a receipt. Also located in this area are the identi- , fication office, photography dark room and studio, an interrogation room, and a report ^ writing desk. VISITOR TELEPHONE — A plate glass window separates Identification Officer Bill Hudak, facing camera, and Lt. Miles, foreground, as they demonstrate telephone hookup for communication between visitors and prisoners. This is part of tight security control observed in new facility. POLICE ARSENAL — Automatic weapons, shotguns, rifles and tear gas guns ore available to Redlands police if the need arises. Police Chief Stanley R. Bowen inspects an automatic rifle stored in arms locker located in hallway for ready access. Chief Bowen visited other police departments to get ideas for planning the $347,000 Safety Hall. Facts photos by Clifford J. Kenison '1 JAIL CELL - This is a typical jail cell located in Safety Hall. Security tempered glass in the individual cells replaces the traditional "cold" bars. Prisoners serving sentences longer than a few days are transferred to County Jail. Isolation cell, drunk tank, woman's cell and juvenile cell are included in jail block. SQUAD ROOM - On the job training and instruction has been greatly aided by this spacious, well-lighted room in the northwest corner of Safety m >• Hall. Police officers receive regular instruction here and are often summoned to the squad room for a briefing session. — - -TCI

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