Contents 1 Biography 1.1 Jeffersonville 1.2 Los Angeles 2 See also 3 References


Biography[edit] Jeffersonville[edit] John Glass was the Marshal of Jeffersonville, Indiana, from 1879 to 1883 before becoming the mayor of Jeffersonville. He defeated Luther Warder for mayoral and served as mayor from 1883 to 1885.[2] In 1884 as Mayor he appealed to the Board of Trade Relief Committee to attempt to acquire several thousand pounds of meat, coffee, and bread to help stimulate the trade market in Jeffersonville.[3] He also attempted to acquire $50,000 from Congress for the city's levee system. When the money wasn't received John Glass claimed that some residents of the town had paid $1,250 to officers of the house of the 48th Congress.[4] In April 1886 he resigned from his position and was then subject to examination of the House Civil Service Committee of charges of bribery.[5] Los Angeles[edit] Following the end of his political career in Jeffersonville, John moved to Los Angeles and joined the Los Angeles Police Department. On July 17, 1889 John became the 17th Chief of Police for Los Angeles, and the first to exceed two years as Chief of Police. John served until January 1, 1900.[6] Twenty-five Chiefs later, no one had served longer than John Glass at that position until William H. Parker, who served for 16 years. During his career as Chief of Police he set up the first police districts, substations, patrol wagon, entry level officer requirements, police matron, and California's first adoption of the Alphonse Bertillon identification system. He increased the manpower of the police by 20%.[7] In addition he made the police officer appear more military with the purchase of Winchester rifles and military style uniforms, and with drills conducted outside their central station.[8] However, as in every city, problems occur, and by 1900 John Glass was falling behind with only about 70 officers for the city's 100,000 population. Under political pressure, John Glass was replaced by Charles Elton.


See also[edit] List of mayors of Jeffersonville, Indiana List of Los Angeles Police Department Chiefs of Police


References[edit] ^ [1] ^ Kleber, John E. Encyclopedia of Louisville. University Press of Kentucky. p. 443. ^ Chicago Daily Tribune February 16, 1884 front page ^ The Washington Post March 17, 1886 ^ The Washington Post April 4, 1886 ^ Chiefs of the Los Angeles Police Department - official website of THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT ^ Lou Cannon (1999). Official Negligence. Westview Press. ISBN 0-8133-3725-9.  ^ Thomas G. Hays; Arthur W. Sjoquist; William J. Bratton (2005). Los Angeles Police Department. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-3025-5.  Police appointments Preceded by James E. Burns Chief of LAPD 1889–1900 Succeeded by Charles Elton v t e Mayors of Jeffersonville, Indiana Mayors Henry Burtt William F. Collum Tom Galligan John M. Glass Charles Hoodenpyl Mike Moore Dale Orem Raymond Parker Harry Poindexter Gabriel Poindexter Thomas Rader Earnest Rauth Samuel Shannon Abraham Schwaninger John Shyer Levi Sparks Homer Vawter Richard Vissing Rob Waiz Joseph Warder Luther Warder O.C. Woolley v t e Chiefs of the Los Angeles Police Department 1876–1900 Gerkens Harris King Gard King Cuddy McCarthy Horner J. W. Davis Skinner Darcy Cuddy Loomis Benedict Cooney Burns Glass 1900–1926 Elton Hammell Auble Kern Broadhead Dishman Galloway Sebastian Snively Butler Home Murray Pendegast Jones Everington Oaks Vollmer Heath 1926–1950 J. E. Davis Steckel J. E. Davis Davidson Hohmann Horrall Worton 1950–2002 Parker Brown Reddin Murdock E. M. Davis Rock Gates Williams Lewis Parks 2002–present Pomeroy Bratton Downing Beck Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_M._Glass&oldid=789339479" Categories: 1843 births1925 deathsLos Angeles Police Department ChiefsMayors of Jeffersonville, IndianaIndiana RepublicansCalifornia Republicans


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