Slide 7

CHELTENHAM POLICE 1905-1907

  • The Police Department under Chief Saddington began to purchase additional horses and equipment to outfit his Officers.
  • In 1905, he requested an extension line be ran to his house so he could be reached “at all times”.
  • Chief Saddington requested a horse and a two wheel vehicle to get him around the Township.
  • He recommended that the Township be broken up into 7 districts for policing purposes.
  • His beat plan stayed in effect with little or no change until 1973.

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