Paul De Boer
How he became an officer, Boat Patrol, Becoming a Dispatcher, Promotion, Position as Jailer, Community on the Force, "Special" Rank, Education. Russ Hopkins, Ernie Bear, Changes in Crime, People officers are exposed to, How Holland has Changed, What scares an officer, Story ofescaped prisoner, Special Emergency Unit, Duties of a Jailer, Challenges, Diffusing situations, Rewards (Assistance, helping), Relate to the citizens, HPD trains to be helpful, Compassion of the HPD. Discussion ofLntcrviewcr, DeBoer's Family.
Repository citation: Nickel, Matthew, "De Boer, Paul Oral History Interview: History of Law Enforcement in Holland" (2002). History of Law Enforcement in Holland. Paper 4.
Published in: 2002 - History of Law Enforcement in Holland (H88-0234) - Hope College Living Heritage Oral History Project, July 16, 2002. Copyright © 2002 Hope College, Holland, MI.