I’ve been to the police museum in Paris and I thought trying the one in L.A. as well. The one in Paris goes back a few hundred years longer than the California one and has a real guillotine!There was much to see and their weekend hours are the 3rd Saturday of each month only. I loved the old posters of the LAPD magazine, BEAT.
Look at these uniforms from 1886:
If you wanted to call the police:
The cells were so depressing…
There were tons of different handcuffs but the painfully interesting ones were the “Thumbcuffs”!
Different vehicles from all eras were on display as well,