William B. Kolender Sheriff's Museum
The Sheriff's Museum celebrates and preserves the history of San Diego County's Sheriff Department. It consists of 6800 square feet of exhibit space, covering the entire history from its inception in 1850 through today. Visitors can view interactive exhibits from the 150-year history of the Sheriff's Department. Numerous artifacts and memorabilia are on display including guns, badges, handcuffs, uniforms, patrol cars, a helicopter, motorcycle, jail cells and courtroom. There is also a memorial room commemorating the sheriffs who have died in the line of duty.
Backstory and Context
"The Museum." Sheriff's Museum. Accessed May 7, 2014. http://www.sheriffsmuseum.org/sheriffs-museum-san-diego