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Minidoka County Museum: 100 Years Of Police Service
Rupert, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Back in 1913 the city of Rupert officially began providing police services for its citizens.
This Thursday the Minidoka County Museum unveiled their newest exhibit honoring the department.
The museum, the Rupert Police Department and city of Rupert all showed up to cut the special crime tape ribbon… A fitting token for the museums newest exhibit.
The exhibit features uniforms, badges, old pictures and even the tools of the trade.
Audrey Neiwerth from the museum says the new police exhibit is a fitting example of life and history in the Minidoka area.
“It’s important to get history out here at the museum regarding the police department because we haven’t had very much. I’ve always felt safe in Rupert because of our police department. And so were happy to have this display that tells the history of Minidoka County.”
Said Audrey Neiwerth from the Minidoka County Museum.
If you would like to view the new exhibit for yourself the museum is open Monday through Saturday from 1 until 5.
Then in the winter they're open from noon until 4