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Fullerton’s Top Lawmen

Town Constable

  • 1887 – A.A. Pendergrast
  • 1900 – James Gardiner

Town Marshal

  • 1904 - W.A. Barnes
  • 1904 - Charles E. Ruddock
  • 1910 - Roderick Stone
  • 1912 - William French

Chief of Police

  • 1918 - Vernon Myers
  • 1921 - Arthur L. Eeles
  • 1925 - O.W. Wilson
  • 1925 - Thomas K. Winters
  • 1927 - James M. Pearson
  • 1940 - John C. Gregory
  • 1951 - Ernest Garner
  • 1957 - Wayne H. Bornhoft
  • 1977 - Martin Hairabedian
  • 1987 - Philip A. Goehring
  • 1993 - Patrick McKinley

Note: When Fullerton was founded in 1887, its top lawman was the Town Constable. In 1904, the term changed to Town Marshal. In 1918, the office became known as the Chief of Police.

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