Alley, J T 1970-06-12

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J. T. Alley, then Lubbock Police Chief, presents his recollections of the tornado of May 11, 1970, and the work of the Police Department in this disaster.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J. T. Alley

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Date: June 12, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Stan Valcik

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Highlights events and actions prior to tornado, Work in Emergency Operations Center described, Requests mobilization of police force, national guard, and highway patrol, Actions and responsibilities of police department related, Describes search of damaged areas, Communication aspects explored, Discussion of looting pursued, Suggests possible improvements, Volunteer help commended

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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