St. Marys Police Chief Gilly Gerstner, who served a total of 38 years, said the "best thing the police department ever got was the radio transmitter." The department was housed in the town hall, which was built in 1867, at the corner of West Spring and Front streets (where Wilson Law Offices are now located). That original building was torn down in 1966.
ST. MARYS - History can fade away if no one writes it down. Two law enforcement officers are attempting to save the history of the town's local police department with a memory book of former police chiefs. [More