Crime Fighting

HandcuffsThe NMCP explores the world of the people who risk their lives on a daily basis to ensure our safety and security. But who are these everyday heroes? From security personnel and local police officers to such notables as founding FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and the legendary law enforcement agent Eliot Ness, the NMCP’s Crime Fighting gallery showcases the vast network of crime fighting and investigatory personnel dedicated to making our world as safe as possible. You’ll also see the uniforms, firearms, and restraining equipment of law enforcement officers, as well as exhibits on bomb squad and night vision technologies.

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Interactive

  • High-Speed Police Chase Simulators:

Experience the exhilaration of a police chase “in pursuit” of a speeding car.

  • Simulated FBI Shooting Range:

Test your skills in weapon accuracy and judgment.

  • Thermal Imaging Technology:

Infrared radiation has proven to be a critical method in human detection, from police finding hidden suspects to rescue teams locating lost persons.

Artifacts

  • FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List
  • Famous Firearms
  • 1963 Harley Davidson Police Motorcycle