Ira Cresap as a Vancouver Patrolman who later became Sheriff of Clarke County and was wounded in a running gun battle.
Standing center is Chief John Secrist and on the right is Ira Cresap who later became Sheriff of Clarke County, WA
Pre 1925 Sheriff’s badge for Clarke Co., WASH worn last by Ira Cresap 1910-1918.
Ira Cresap standing far right.
Vancouver, WA Police Chief badge circa 1900.
Vancouver, WA Police Chief John Secrist wearing the badge on the left, circa 1908.
Vancouver, WA Police department circa1908.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 17, 1911
Spokane Chronicle November 16, 1911
Oregon Daily Journal 29 May 1911
Tacoma Times 17 Nov 1911
Oregon Daily Journal
18 May 1910
15 Jan 1909
Oregon Daily Journal 07 Nov 1912
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