Michael B. Carroll (Law/Government/Military)

1890 – 1960

Police Chief 28 Years; Police Training School Organizer; Civil Defense Organizer; Conn. Association of Chiefs of Police Founder Michael B. Carroll was born in Middlefield and was Meriden's Police Chief for 28 years; Founder and Past President of the Conn. Association of Chiefs of Police; Past President of the New England Chiefs of Police and a member of the Executive Board; A member of the International Associations of Chiefs of Police; Member of Meriden Lodge of Elks. Conn. State Police Association, Past President of Meriden Kiwanis Club, Past President and member of A.O.H., member of Y.M.T.A.B., St. Rose Holy Name Society, Salvation Army Advisory Board, Knights of Columbus, 3rd Degree. He organized and directed the Civil Defense program, a Police Training School, Corps of Junior Police Cadets, Competitive Training for all policemen and introduced fingerprinting and judo as a part of police training. Integrity and honesty were his hallmarks.

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