Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police
and the President
The Inauguration for the President of the United States of America has changed greatly since they first started. From simply addressing a crown of people gathers about, to a full day event with ambassadors from all around the world . There are numerous Inaugural functions that the president attends all about the city go on all day and far into the night. During all of this the President travels all around Washington. The Metropolitan Police are everywhere on that day.
You really have to wonder what's going through their minds don't you ?
Here are a few photos of members of the D.C. Metropolitan Police with some of our countries Presidents over the years....
President Johnson enjoy the company of the M.P.D. (note the blue trim patch)
President Clinton and M.P.D. Chief of Police Ramsey sitting side by side.
President James Carter and family under the watchful of of a D.C. Metropolitan Policeman
President Johnson is making a speech under the close watch of a D.C. Metropolitan Policeman
Officer Richard Peirce a proud member of the Washington D.C. Metropolitans S.O.D. unit is shown here meeting President Ronald Reagan. As his daughter told me, "It was one of the best days of his career".
( Photo provided by Officer Peirces daughter Melinda Peirce-Pike)
( Photo by M.P.D.) - The above lettering is on the photo. The gentleman on the far right is James M. Powell, former MPD Officer who at the time of this photo was Chief of Police for the US Capitol police.
M.P.D. with the President, along with well known others
BlackSheep Productions 2009
As a veteran policeman of twenty five years I have had numerous opportunities to be photographed with celebrities. It is not uncommon to be asked by a celebrity if we want our picture taken with them as well. Below are several members of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police who have been in this position...
This was the first ALBUM I ever purchased. I used my paper route money to buy it...
Where everybody knows your name.....
D.C. Metropolitan Police Officers Jim Doran (R) and Matt McFadyen (L) take a moment with President William Clinton for a Kodak Moment - 2012
Officer James Conlon, a member of the S.O.D. stands by as the cast of D.C. Cab passes by. I believe this is 1983
M.P.D. standing tall with actor Paul Rudd
M.P.D. Motorman with Alex Trebeck 2012
M.P.D. Motormen with Katie Couric 2012
Our Presidents with the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police
Then we have the well known....
The M.P.D. flank Prince Charles and Princess Diane from England
Photo provided by the M.P.D.
Photo provided by the M.P.D.
M.P.D. Officer Rob Wells and Vice President Hopeful Paul Ryan September of 2012
1985's Presidant Reagan and the Metropolitan Police
1962's President Kennedy and the D.C. Metropolitan Police
Photos provided by the M.P.D.
Stan Radzilowski of the M.P.D.stands along side Russel Crow while on detail at the 2009 film site.
Stan Radzilowski stands to Matt Damon's right as they pose for a photo on the set.
Roderick Torrence on film location of MONSTER TRUCKS 2013
Mary Foos sitting to the right of Godfrey Cambridge