1859The Police Court was established.Government and Public Service, City Departments

Police in a parade, c. 1890s. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 14771
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Court was first held in the Old Gun House, then in a variety of places, including the Forbes School and the Town Hall.

Pringle, James R. History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Published by the City of Gloucester Archives Committee and the Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1997.
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