Police Report (Modified)

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Head Note: The police who arrested Rosa Parks filled out this official report about the arrest.

Date 12-1-1955
Complainant: J.F. Blacke (white male)
Address: 27 North Lewis Street
Offense: Miscellaneous
Date and Time Offense Committed: 12-1-55 6:06 pm
Place of Occurrence: In Front of Empire Theatre (On Montgomery Street)

We received a call. Upon arrival the bus operator said he had a colored female sitting in the white section of the bus, and would not move back.

We (Day & Mixon) also saw her.

The bus operator signed a warrant for her. Rosa Parks, (colored female), 634 Cleveland Boulevard.

Rosa Parks (colored female) was charged with chapter 6 section 11 of the Montgomery City Code.

Warrant #14254
Officers: F.B. Day, D.W. Mixon
Division: Patrol
Time: 7:00 pm

Source: Police Department, City of Montgomery. December 1, 1955.