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Police Academy Museum, New York

Police Academy Museum - New York, New York
Police Academy Museum
100 Old Slip, New York, NY 10005Map
+1 212 480 3100
Neighborhood: Gramercy/Flatiron
Overview

This free museum tells the history of the police force in New York City. The evolution in their uniforms is charted, with badges and caps on display. Weapons including clubs, nightsticks and a multitude of guns are shown. Documents describe crimes prevented, solved or still unexplained over the years; liquor raids from the time of Prohibition have given way to drug busts and date rape. The exhibition does not shy away from the problems of today, and there is a highly informative presentation concerning drug addiction and gang violence.

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Police Academy Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Festivals & Fairs, Festivals & Fairs
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