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A screen shot from N.Y. police parade, June 1st, 1899


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On June 1, 1899, a cameraman filmed New York City police officers marching through the city's streets during their annual parade. The parade was a celebration of the officers and their hard work dealing with crime in the growing metropolis. At the turn of the 20th century, the city was growing rapidly, and New York's police department had to grow to match the surging population.

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VIDEO CREDIT: "N.Y. police parade, June 1st, 1899." Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1899. Early Motion Pictures, 1897-1920, Library of Congress.