Anaheim PD dedicates training auditorium to retired chief Jimmie Kennedy


When Jimmie D. Kennedy was hired by the Anaheim Police Department in 1953, Disneyland was under construction, the city was still years away from having a Major League baseball team, there was no Anaheim Convention Center, and the city was basically made up of orange groves and homes. Police cruisers had no computers — or air conditioners. By the time he retired as chief of the department (for the second time), Anaheim had grown exponentially and Kennedy guided the growth of the police department right along with it. Recently, the department he led honored the retired chief for his accomplishments…

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