Police Officer Thomas Brooks

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Title

Police Officer Thomas Brooks

Description

Thomas Brooks was the first African-American to serve as a police officer in Yonkers and Westchester County. He joined the Yonkers Police Department in 1925.

This photograph of Thomas Brooks was taken in 1930.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Yonkers Police Historical Society

Yonkers Rising 6 March 2015 "Pioneer Tom Brooks: Yonkers' & Westchester 1st Black Policeman."

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

10/2/2019

Format

JPEG

Identifier

2019.004.008

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Files

2019.004.008.jpg

Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Police Officer Thomas Brooks,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed November 13, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/681.