Collection honors African-American law enforcement

Get a glimpse of African-American Law Enforcement, featuring the “Robert Moore Collection,” running through the end of December at the Ethnic Heritage Museum, 1129 S. Main St.

This exhibit features former Rockfordian Robert Moore and his outstanding career in law enforcement and other African-American law enforcement officers.

Moore, a recent candidate for Rockford’s chief of police, has collected many items relating to the history of African-American Law Enforcement, including one of the first United States Federal Marshalls, Frederick Douglass.

The museum is open Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Cost is $2 for adults, $1 for children younger than 12 and free for members. Tours can be arranged by contacting the Ethnic Heritage Museum at 962-7402. The museum is handicap accessible.

From the Nov.8-14, 2006, issue

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