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Congratulations! Thank you and stay safe!PRESS RELEASE: Chief Booth is pleased to announce the hiring of the Roanoke Police Department’s newest Deputy Chief, Michael “Mike” Crawley. Deputy Chief joins the Roanoke Police Department after a nearly 25-year tenure with the Salem Police Department, from which he retired at the rank of Chief.

“Deputy Chief Crawley grew up in Roanoke, and he knows this community well,” said Roanoke Chief Scott Booth. “His education, tenure of service, and commitment to public safety speaks for itself. I am confident that he will be a great asset to us and a leader at the Roanoke Police Department.”

“I am truly fortunate to join the ranks amongst the women and men of the Roanoke Police Department,” said Deputy Chief Crawley. “Being able to serve the citizens of the City of Roanoke in this capacity is an honor as it will allow me to give back to those who provided so much to me and my family over the years.”

Deputy Chief Crawley will begin working at RPD in late July of 2024. You can review his bio below:

“Mike Crawley began his law enforcement with the Town of Vinton Police Department in August 1996 graduating from Cardinal Criminal Academy in November the same year. During his time at Vinton Police Department he held the position of Patrol Officer, Detective, and Patrol Sergeant. Crawley left his position with Vinton Police Department and obtained employment with the Salem Police Department in December 1999 as a Patrol Officer.

“Crawley was promoted to the rank of Senior Police Officer and transferred to Salem’s Detective Division in 2004 where he was assigned to the Special Investigation Unit. In 2006, Crawley was transferred to General Investigator where he rose to the rank of Sergeant in that Division.

“He later served as the Services Division Sergeant handling the central supply and support component of the Department. He returned to the Patrol Division in 2014 before being promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief. He was named Salem’s Department Chief on February 1, 2016. After more than eight years as Chief of Police, Crawley retired from the City of Salem June 1, 2024. At the time of his retirement he was an active member of the International Chiefs of Police, Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers, in addition to Blue Ridge Chiefs of Police.

“A Roanoke City native, Chief Crawley graduated from Patrick Henry High School in 1991 and later attended Virginia Western Community College. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Bluefield College where he majored in Management and a graduate from the prestigious F.B.I. National Academy Class #271. He is also a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.”
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Welcome and thank you! Stay safe!The North Tonawanda Police Department would like to welcome our newest Police Officer Alexander Wagner badge 226. Alexander was sworn in today by Mayor Austin J Tylec and Chief Keith Glass at North Tonawanda City Hall.

Officer Wagner comes to us from the Town of Niagara Police Department. Officer Wagner will be assigned to the Training Division. Congratulations and welcome to our department.

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Great work!! Thank you! Stay safe.🐾 Incredible Teamwork by Harris County Deputies' Organization FOP Lodge 39 and K9 Dudley!🐾

Thanks to the hard work of our brothers and sisters of HCDO Lodge 39, and the incredible skills of K9 Dudley, a lost child was reunited with her family earlier today. Using items belonging to the child, such as pants and a hair band, K9 Dudley led deputies to the intersection of TC Jester and 1960. Deputies later learned that the child had boarded a bus at this intersection and traveled to another location, where she was found safely.

Some heroes wear badges… and on occasion have tails! Fantastic work, HCSO & K9 Dudley!

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That a $1 Bill Weighs 1 Gram, and 454 Bills Equal One Pound?

The dollar bill is so light because of the use of linen and cotton in its production. The dollar contains 25% linen and 75% cotton. If you have a million dollars, all in one-dollar bills, then you may wonder how much that weighs. Since each dollar weighs about one gram, it’d come out to around 2,200 pounds. That’s just over a ton. Try carrying that in your pocket!

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That a $20 Bill Weighs One Gram?

No matter the value of the bill, it always weighs one gram. That’s because each bill has the same proportions. The only difference is the ink on each one, which denotes its amount.

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That the Most Counterfeited Denomination Is the $20 Bill?

The next most counterfeited bill is the $100 bill. The U.S. $100 bill is the most frequently counterfeited in foreign countries. How can you check your $20 bill? According to uscurrency.gov: The $20 note features subtle background colors of green and peach. The $20 note includes an embedded security thread that glows green when illuminated by UV light. When held to light, a portrait watermark of President Jackson is visible from both sides of the note. The note includes a color-shifting numeral 20 in the lower right corner of the note.

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That Only 8% of the World's Currency Is Actual Physical Money?

Most transactions are digital, so no physical currency exchanges hands. Just think about how often you pay for things with your credit or debit card or online using PayPal. This is why only 8% of currency is physical currency. According to Invstr: “All in all, there are 180 different types of currencies in the world today. And incredibly, only 8% of it is actual, physical, hold-it-in-your-hand cash. On reflection, this might not seem so surprising. Internet banking has never been more popular, and the huge selection of digital payment methods has helped phase out the need for bills and coins. But still, when we think of money, we picture paper and metal – not numbers on a screen. Today, many of us are now earning and spending money without ever actually touching it. So how does that impact its value – and its future?”

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That Martha Washington Is the First and Only Woman to Grace the Primary Portrait of U.S. Paper Currency? 

Martha Washington’s image appears on the $1 Silver Certificate. According to GovMint.com: The 1886 series was the very first of the $1 Silver Certificate notes, and this note has been ranked as #50 in the book, 100 Greatest American Currency Notes. The note was so popular that Martha Washington returned for a second series with a slightly revised design in 1891. On the front left of the note is the famous portrait of Martha Washington, with a large “1” opposite her in a decorative frame. This side of the note also features a large red spiked seal.

 

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That Salmon P. Chase Was the First Person to Appear on the One Dollar Bill?

Salmon P. Chase served as the 25th Secretary of the Treasury, was the sixth chief justice in the Supreme Court, and was the governor of Ohio. He was one of the few people who served in all three federal government branches. According to the U.S. Department of Treasury: How Secretary Chase came to be portrayed on the one dollar bill is described in a pamphlet of his speeches, “Going Home to Vote.” Chase stated: “I went to work and made ‘greenbacks’ and a good many of them. I had some handsome pictures put on them; and as I like to be among the people, and was kept too close to visit them in any other way, and as the engravers thought me rather good looking, I told them they might put me on the end of the one-dollar bills.” Chase must have been favorably impressed with his dollar bill image because he had the same engraved image printed on his personal calling card. One surviving calling card bears Chase’s signature and the date, “Feb. 11, 1862,” which suggests that the engraving for the banknote was produced within a month from when the image was taken at Henry Ulke’s studio. The same image of Chase, taken from the Ulke’s 1862 photograph, had one other iteration on national currency. The same portrait of Chase was put on the $10,000 bill which was printed between 1918 – 1946.

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That the $10 Bill Is the Only Paper Note on Which the Figure Faces Left? 

Andrew Jackson is featured on the $10 bill. The $10 bill is unique in that it is the only denomination in circulation in which the portrait faces to the left.

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That Only Two Non-Presidents Appear on U.S. Currency?

Benjamin Franklin, on the $100 dollar bill, and Alexander Hamilton, on the $10 dollar bill, are the only non-presidents on U.S. currency. There have been other important historical figures on currency in the past, but none are currently in circulation.

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That the Largest Denomination Federal Reserve Note Ever Issued for Public Circulation Was the $10,000 Note?

According to FederalReserve.gov: The Federal Reserve Board currently issues $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 notes. The largest denomination Federal Reserve note ever issued for public circulation was the $10,000 note. On July 14, 1969, the Federal Reserve and the Department of the Treasury announced that banknotes in denominations of $500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 would be discontinued due to lack of use. Although they were issued until 1969, they were last printed in 1945.

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That No Living Person Can Appear on U.S. Currency?

In 1866, the United States Congress passed a law prohibiting portraits of living persons from appearing on any bonds, securities, monetary notes, or postal currency, which is still in effect today.

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That Paper Money Is Not Paper?

U.S. paper currency is 75 percent cotton and 25 percent linen. In Ben Franklin’s day, people repaired torn bills with a needle and thread!

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That It Takes About 18 Tons of Ink a Day to Print Money?

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing prints 37 million notes a day with a value of around $696 million dollars. Between the Fort Worth Texas and the Washington D.C. facilities, The Bureau of Engraving and Printing uses about 18 tons of ink per day.

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Congratulations! Thank you and stay safe!PRESS RELEASE: Chief Booth is pleased to announce the hiring of the Roanoke Police Department’s newest Deputy Chief, Michael “Mike” Crawley. Deputy Chief joins the Roanoke Police Department after a nearly 25-year tenure with the Salem Police Department, from which he retired at the rank of Chief.

“Deputy Chief Crawley grew up in Roanoke, and he knows this community well,” said Roanoke Chief Scott Booth. “His education, tenure of service, and commitment to public safety speaks for itself. I am confident that he will be a great asset to us and a leader at the Roanoke Police Department.”

“I am truly fortunate to join the ranks amongst the women and men of the Roanoke Police Department,” said Deputy Chief Crawley. “Being able to serve the citizens of the City of Roanoke in this capacity is an honor as it will allow me to give back to those who provided so much to me and my family over the years.”

Deputy Chief Crawley will begin working at RPD in late July of 2024. You can review his bio below:

“Mike Crawley began his law enforcement with the Town of Vinton Police Department in August 1996 graduating from Cardinal Criminal Academy in November the same year. During his time at Vinton Police Department he held the position of Patrol Officer, Detective, and Patrol Sergeant. Crawley left his position with Vinton Police Department and obtained employment with the Salem Police Department in December 1999 as a Patrol Officer.

“Crawley was promoted to the rank of Senior Police Officer and transferred to Salem’s Detective Division in 2004 where he was assigned to the Special Investigation Unit. In 2006, Crawley was transferred to General Investigator where he rose to the rank of Sergeant in that Division.

“He later served as the Services Division Sergeant handling the central supply and support component of the Department. He returned to the Patrol Division in 2014 before being promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief. He was named Salem’s Department Chief on February 1, 2016. After more than eight years as Chief of Police, Crawley retired from the City of Salem June 1, 2024. At the time of his retirement he was an active member of the International Chiefs of Police, Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers, in addition to Blue Ridge Chiefs of Police.

“A Roanoke City native, Chief Crawley graduated from Patrick Henry High School in 1991 and later attended Virginia Western Community College. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Bluefield College where he majored in Management and a graduate from the prestigious F.B.I. National Academy Class #271. He is also a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.”
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Welcome and thank you! Stay safe!The North Tonawanda Police Department would like to welcome our newest Police Officer Alexander Wagner badge 226. Alexander was sworn in today by Mayor Austin J Tylec and Chief Keith Glass at North Tonawanda City Hall.

Officer Wagner comes to us from the Town of Niagara Police Department. Officer Wagner will be assigned to the Training Division. Congratulations and welcome to our department.

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Division President Jim Bedinger is honored to be attending the Montana Professional Police Association and Montana Association of Chiefs of Police joint annual conference from June 17-20.

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Great work!! Thank you! Stay safe.

Great work!! Thank you! Stay safe.🐾 Incredible Teamwork by Harris County Deputies' Organization FOP Lodge 39 and K9 Dudley!🐾

Thanks to the hard work of our brothers and sisters of HCDO Lodge 39, and the incredible skills of K9 Dudley, a lost child was reunited with her family earlier today. Using items belonging to the child, such as pants and a hair band, K9 Dudley led deputies to the intersection of TC Jester and 1960. Deputies later learned that the child had boarded a bus at this intersection and traveled to another location, where she was found safely.

Some heroes wear badges… and on occasion have tails! Fantastic work, HCSO & K9 Dudley!

#TXFOP #HCDA #K9Heroes #CommunitySafety #FantasticWork #LawEnforcement
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