Tag: Hugh Boyle

  • Police Department Changes

    Police Department Changes

    Philadelphia Inquirer – January 1, 1918 There were a number of changes in Camden’s Police Department yesterday by Mayor Ellis. He appointed Sergeant John Golden successor to Captain Hugh Poyle[sic], recently placed on the pension list. Patrolman Howard Smith was made a city detective, and Hall Officer James Clay was made a hall sergeant. Motorcycle…

  • News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – March 1, 1905 Attacked at Third and Mickle streets, Camden, late Monday night by a man, Mrs. Bessie O. Day, of Seventh and Clinton streets, had her clothing cut in strips. The man, said to be a male acquaintance, followed Mrs. Day off a ferryboat and attacked her near the P. R.…

  • Camden’s Pride Parades Before City’s People

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 23, 1901 Policemen and Firemen Make Their Initial Turnout and Present a Creditable Appearance – Reviewed by Officials – How the Departments Have Grown With a line up that could not be surpassed by the famous “Broadway Squad” of New York, Camden’s policemen, or most of them, turned out in review…

  • Police in a Church

    Police in a Church

    Philadelphia Inquirer – February 12, 1900 Camden Guardians of the Peace Attend Divine Service Chief of Police John Foster, Captains Stanley, Boyle and Alberts, seventy policemen and Colonel D. B. Murphy, the police drill instructor, marched in a body from the Third Regiment Armory in Camden to Broadway M. E. Church last evening to attend…

  • In Police Dragnet

    In Police Dragnet

    Philadelphia Inquirer – May 14, 1899 Successful Raid on an Alleged Pool Room in Camden Seven Men Captured Keefer, Who Says He Spent His Employers’ Money in the Place, Identifies the Prisoners The Camden police yesterday raided the alleged poolroom at 25 South Third street, where Walter H. Keefer, former manager of the Merchantville Light…

  • Before the Recorder

    Before the Recorder

    Camden Daily Courier – January 31, 1899 Disposition of the ‘Slate’—Not a Come in Banc, to be Sure. James Hanley, a sexuageneric found stiff on a step, sentence suspended; Henry Myers, a Trenton corsalve fakir with his nose in court plaster chancery, twenty days for insulting a woman, and James Sharp, a young man fired…

  • Drunks Were Scarce

    Drunks Were Scarce

    Camden Daily Telegram – October 31, 1898 Drunks were scarce in this city Saturday and yesterday and as a result the police had little to do. Richard Fowler, a respectable looking old gentleman who claimed Philadelphia as his home, was one of the unfortunate. He was picked up by Officer Hovis on Saturday, being to…