The Metropolitan Police Department of D.C.
Service Records of Members of the Force, 1861 - 1930
National Archives: Record Group 351, Records of the Government of the District of Columbia
Prelimminary Inventory (PI) 186, Entry 118
Two bound volumes contain entries for members of the force appointed from 1861 to 1917, giving the name of the appointee; date and position to which appointed; and a summary of service including information on promotions, resignations, discharges, suspensions, fines, misconduct charges, and other personnel actions. The service records are arrranged in rough alphabetical order by surname.
The files on this site represent transcriptions of the contents of those volumes. The individuals are listed in strict alphabetical order. The volume and page on which the original entries are recorded are provided.