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This museum, reflecting the history of San Diego's police department, opened in February of this year. It has a wonderful collection of artifacts dating from the late 1800's to the present. Vintage photos, badges, uniforms, clothing, police...more
When you enter you are welcomed by volunteers who are retired SDPD cops sat behind an old wooden station desk. The museum is small but full of informative exhibits & artefacts with lots of real police items donated by ex-cops & their families. They have...More
We are a household of proud police supporters and my five year old daughter is no exception. We decided to check out the history of the SDPD. This is a great little museum that touches on every bit of its history. There is no fee...More
As a former SDPD Officer, and now a federal working in DC, I wanted to visit the museum when on a trip to visit family. I checked the website, took note of operational hours, even emailed them . . . twice. NO response; should have...More
You can see the old jail and old photos. There is a lot of shopping and plenty of places to eat. There is a great little cheese shop around the corner.
You can take your picture - like you would in a line-up or take...More
A bit out of the way but drive was well worth it.. Very interesting and staffed by volunteer retired SDPD officers (say hi to Big Stan...34 years of service with SDPD...class act)
Tonnes of exhibits about history of SDPD includes features about Lady and African...More
2 adults 1 teen 1 child. Our 8 year old is in the police/firefighter/ good guy stage of his imaginative life and we figured exploring this museum would captivate his imagination. We were not wrong and even our 17 year old found this museum to...More
A small museum giving the history of policing in San Diego along with many artefacts. Clearly run by people who are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable, but it needed to be a bit more organised, exhibit fewer artefacts but provide more individual information - suspect space...More
This is such a great little building. The exterior architecture was mid-century cool! My sister, my tween-age son and I went together. My son was bored, but my sister and I really enjoyed it. The staff was so friendly. Seemed to be retired cops manning...More