St. Paul Police Oral History Project: Interview with Thomas Walsh
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Thomas Walsh was appointed to patrolman for the St. Paul Police Department on May 22, 1972. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1983, to Acting Lieutenant in 1984 to Acting Commander 2001. Thomas retired June 28, 2002. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Working with juveniles; intuition; early life, college and Vietnam; maintaining a marriage being a cop; training on the job; delivering babies and DOA situations; reluctance to carry a gun; team policing; death notifications; women coming into the department; black officers coming into the department; being a good partner; Jerry Vick and his death; having a healthy home life after work; favorite memories; comparing St Paul Police to other departments.
Quantity 64 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kateleen Hope
Interviewee: Walsh, Thomas
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 12/14/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 132
Accession Number AV2011.28.11
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'St. Paul Police Oral History Project'

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