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CRA219 -- Louise Ivey Papers

CRA 219: Photographs


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December 2007

Louise Ivey was born in Shaw, Mississippi on August 28, 1926.  She came to Gary, Indiana in 1955 and opened Louise’s Kitchenette and Billiards at 17th and Broadway.

She joined the Gary Police Department in 1973 while attending Indiana University Northwest where she earned an associate’s degree in public affairs and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.  In 1976, she was appointed director of the police community relations program where she instituted the National Night Out Against Crime, the Neighborhood Watch, Officer Friendly, and Junior Patrol programs. 

Louise Ivey passed away on April 13, 1997.

Box File Description
1 1 Historical Information, Louise Ivey, August 28, 1926-April 13, 1997
2 Resume, Louise Ivey, 1983
3 Certificates, (2), Thirteenth Annual Training Conference, National Association of Police Community Relations Officers, 1982
4 Brochure, City of Gary Department of Community Relations, Genesis Brotherhood "78" Crime Prevention Program, 1978?
5 Booklet, National Baptist 79th Congress Housing Bureau Report, 1984
6 Organizational chart, City of Gary, Department of Police, Police Community Relations, n.d.
7 Program, Law Enforcement Awards Day, December 21, 1975
8 Program, "An Enchanted Evening" (National Civil Rights Museum and Hall of Fame), May 2, 1981
9 Program, "Crime Reduction Through Effective Police and Community Relations," National Association of Police Community Relations Officers, 1982
10 Letter, regarding Police Community Relations Program, n.d.
11 Program schedule and evaluation form, Community-based government/economic seminar, Police Community Relations with Gary Community School Corporation, 1984-1985
12 Newsarticles, (10), War on Crime, (1982-1984), n.d.
13 Newsarticle, "Rape education forum set June 6," Post-Tribune, June 3, 1985

Subject Tracings

  • African Americans
  • Crime
  • Gary (Ind.)
  • Gary Police Department
  • Women