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Address: 760 Freeman Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1853
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Police Museum

The Cincinnati Police Museum has a lot of memorabilia including uniforms , polygraph, badges, handcuffs to name a few . It's on the 2nd floor. Cincinnati ' s first Police... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

The Cincinnati Police Museum has a lot of memorabilia including uniforms , polygraph, badges, handcuffs to name a few . It's on the 2nd floor. Cincinnati ' s first Police dog " Handsome " greets you as you come off the elevator. Tim Weber , retired Police Sergeant from the Cincinnati Police Dept. Gave us a guided tour of the... More 

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Cincinnati
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

This museum has moved to Reading Road just across to Jack Casino. You need to take the elevator to the 2nd floor. There are retired police who are guides, and you can spend more time on your own. They have an excellent collection of police memorabilia in a well organized fashion. It is extremely interesting to see this.

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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Everything you can imagine that would be in a police museum is here...only there is much-much more. The displays are first rate...uniforms, badges, walls of honor, a police dog, FBI gear, the first lie-detector machines, detective devices, tools for solving crimes, awards, weapons....you name it! Mannequins are dressed in full uniform of nearly every police department in the Tri-state area... More 

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Chanute
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

We were driving about looking for something to do on a rainy day and stumbled across this location. It does provide some interesting insight into the history of the community, much of which is self guided.

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Reviewed December 19, 2015

Retired Cincinnati cop took us on a one-hour tour. Could have spent another half hour to hour there reading the information at each exhibit, but it was closing time. Tour guide was very well informed and informative. interesting displays and information covering the metro area's police forces since the late 19th century. Stories of all the fallen officers since then,... More 

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Reviewed November 24, 2015

small, but very interesting. nice display of police items along with some historyu. neat place for law enforcement and history fans

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Reviewed April 30, 2015

The Cincinnati Police Historical Society Museum recently moved to new. larger quarters on Short Reading Rd. after being on W. Eighth St. for years. The new facility just had their ribbon cutting in April. 2015. There is just so much to see. For example, a display of weapons used in famous area murders, the first Cincinnati police dog (stuffed), communication... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

The history of the finest police department in the United States is amazing. Definitely worth the trip to see all that goes into being a police officer. Also, the tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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