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Request from Board of Police Commissioners to have payment approved for settlement with ex Police Chief MacPherson

A letter from G.F. Richards, Secretary to the Board of Police Commissioners, to C.J. Brown, City Clerk, asking that the Committee approve a $5000 payment for a legal settlement with D. MacPherson, whose employment as Chief of Police was terminated during the General Strike.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

Policeman’s loyalty pledge

A pledge of loyalty to the Police Commission signed by Deputy Inspector George Smith. This pledge, sometimes referred to as the “Slave Pact”, was issued to all police officers.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Police Commissioners

Police Museum Collection

  • c00018
  • Collection
  • 1919

Records consist of digitized copies of records held by the Winnipeg Police Museum related to the Winnipeg General Strike. These records include correspondence between the Board of Police Commissioners and Police Chiefs Donald MacPherson and Chris Newton, excerpts from the Board of Police Commissioners minute book, and excerpts from the Sargent's Arrest Log.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Police Commissioners

Photograph album of Winnipeg during WW1: Page 5

Item consists of a scrapbook page showing soldiers lined up in military parade in front of the Industrial Bureau Exposition Building (Item 21), soldiers lined up in military parade (Item 22),
soldiers on horse in military parade in front of the Industrial Bureau Exposition Building (Item 23), crowd forming on street in front of the Israelite Jewish Daily newspaper building (975 Main Street) and the H. Lindster's Bakery (971 Main Street). Soldiers and Police in foreground (Item 24), [ca. 1913].

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