Vintage LAPD Crime Photos

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    Vintage LAPD Crime Photos
    April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Topics: Interesting


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    Back in 2001, photographer Merrick Morton—who also happens to be a reserve LAPD officer—came upon a massive archive of Los Angeles Police Department crime scene and evidence photos which had been hidden for decades in a huge storage facility in downtown LA. The photos were buried among 150 years of police records in cardboard boxes.

    When it was discovered that some of the boxes contained decomposing cellulose nitrate negatives, a serious fire hazard, the Fire Department recommended that all the negatives be destroyed. The team lobbied for the archive to be only selectively destroyed and their efforts paid off; some boxes of images were determined to be unsalvageable and destroyed, while the remaining images were sent to a cold storage facility where they reside today.

    Around one million photos have been unearthed so far and choice selections, presented by Fototeka, will be exhibited at Paramount Pictures Studios from April 25-27 in Los Angeles.

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    Detail of two bullet holes in car window Date: 10/10/1942




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    Shooting victim, occurred on 7th Ave in the Wilshire district of Los Angeles. Date: 7/19/1950. (LAPD/Fototeka)



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    Shoes, arm and knife Date: 9/23/1950



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    Chalk outline detailing position of head with knife in hand. Case information unknown. Date: 12/4/1950



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    Three images telling the story of a suicide Date: 4/9/1950



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    Three images telling the story of a suicide Date: 4/9/1950



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    Three images telling the story of a suicide Date: 4/9/1950



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    “Stick up don’t move smile” Bank robbery note Date: 11/3/1965



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    “John Doe #82” Detective points to victim camouflaged in the brush below the foothills. Date: 9/28/1942



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    Morgue, Man with floral tattoo Date: 3/29/1945



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    Carbon monoxide poisoning. Date: 12/18/1950



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    Detail of bullet holes in screen Date: 2/3/1930



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    Demand note. Bank robbery. Case information unavailable Date: 12/21/1961



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    Kidnapping perpetrator. Date: 2/9/1933



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    Female assault victim exposes bruising and bandaged fingers. Date: 2/6/1950



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    That headrest looks uncomfortable!
     
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    You're no Laser Tilt.
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    Cool stuff. Sad to think of all the awesome history that has been lost to neglect.
     
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    A former Wig listener expresses what he thinks of the current show......

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    these, i believe, were archived photos. i believe the black deliah photos have all been published before
     
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    Yeah, I was gonna say that but hey, I could have been wrong. :dontknow:
     
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    i laughed, i cried, i loved this thread!!!!!!!!...very interesting and informative!!

    also, sources were cited...which is nice.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Reminds me of ETM! Creepy.

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    I recognize that first one...The Onion Field
     
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    A Geisha has to sleep like that daily!!!!