Charles A. Peterson
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|Charles A. Peterson|
Chief Charles A. Peterson
|Occupation||Law Enforcement officer|
|Years active||Bef. 1920 - Jan. 1950|
|Employer||City of Englewood|
|Home town||Englewood, NJ|
|Known for||Police Chief|
|Spouse(s)||Rosalie (b.1893) |
|Children||Elmore (b. 1913) Dorothy (B. 1921) |
Chief Charles A. Peterson Joined the Police force prior to 1920 . By 1930 he was Acting Police Chief at which time he was residing at 176 Morris Ave. (just built in 1928) He was Chief of Police in Englewood from December 27, 1929 (Acting)  until his retirement in January of 1950 , in which year he was President of the Bergen County Assoc. of Chiefs of Police. Chief Peterson was Chief during the Lindbergh Kidnapping affair. 
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- Staff writer (dec 1, 1949). New Acting Police Head, City's 1st Motorcycle Cop. Englewood Press.
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- Staff Writer. "Who We Are". List of Past Presidents of Berg Cty Chiefs Assn. Bergen County Chiefs Association. http://bergencountypolicechiefs.org/who-we-are/. Retrieved 11/11/2014.