New Castle Police Department 1900
Joseph Beard, front row second from left, son of Truman Beard (1837-1903), lived in Mahonington and was a police officer for 8 years in New Castle.
Photo caption: C. C. Horner, left of the mayor in the second row, was chief. He is also the present chief. During the 20 odd years between his demotion and promotion he was a patrolman and detective.
Front row, left to right, Mont Lehey, Joseph Beard, Thomas Spears, John Eberle and Harry Quest
Second row, Patrick Farrell, Joseph Robertson, Mayor Charles Warnock, C. C. Horner, Henry Bell and Thomas Davidson
Third row, John Atkinson, George Pasteurs, John Edwards, Hugh Shields, Albert Van Gorder, George Hite and Andrew Robinson
Submitted by William R. Huber, great grandson of Joseph Beard