WFPD Throwback Thursday #tbt


Chief C.C. “Bud” Daniel made one of the most meteoric rises to the top position as he was handing out parking tickets before he ascended to the chief’s office which was then located at 1000 Ohio Street. Chief Daniel served 28 years from 1949-1977. Daniel ushered in many changes during his tenure as he initiated the Recruit Training Academy, a civil service program and placed the first women in the role of officers.  The 1st organized academy was held in 1957. (courtesy of

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