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Police museum showcases artifacts, photos

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    From top, Eddie Croom of HPD stood near an exhibit Wednesday at the Honolulu Police Department Museum.

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    Above, a cockfighting exhibit showing the accouterments of the sport, which is illegal in Hawaii.

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    An old lab kit used for collecting evidence at crime scenes.

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    A photo of Chang Apana, who was the inspiration for the character Charlie Chan.

More than 150 years of Honolulu Police Department history is chronicled in a little-known museum on the ground floor of HPD’s headquarters in downtown Honolulu. Read more

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