JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION
DALLAS POLICE FILES
11,334 pages of Dallas Police Department files, related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald, and Jack Ruby.
Copies of material transferred from the Dallas Police Department to the Dallas Municipal Archives, from major items to minutia. The documents include homicide reports, affidavits, witness statements, newspaper clippings and correspondence.
Among the many items of interest are:
A Homicide Report, by C. N. Dhority. Official procedural form documenting the assassination as a homicide. Formal arrest warrant charging Lee Harvey Oswald with the murder of President John F. Kennedy. Report on the interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald, with handwritten notes and corrections. Report concerning witnesses to the shooting of Officer J.D. Tippit. FBI laboratory report concerning firearms, fingerprints, bullets and other evidence taken from the Dallas Police Department. Jailer's Release Form, forms documenting the transfer of Oswald for processing. Handwritten notes by Lee Harvey Oswald describing various activities. Affidavit In Any Fact handwritten, by Seymour Weitzman, concerning the initial search of the Texas School Book Depository, noting finding a rifle in the corner of the sixth floor. Statements from employees of the Texas School Book Depository. Statement handwritten by Buell Wesley Frazier, a statement concerning his relationship with Lee Harvey Oswald. Also mentions Oswald carrying a large object wrapped in a blanket, identified as curtain rods. Notes found in Jack Ruby's apartment. CSS Form (Crime Scene Section) concerning photographs of Lee Harvey Oswald with a rifle. Letters from the public claiming to have information regarding the assassination. Affidavit In Any Fact, by Marina Oswald, statement from the wife of Lee Harvey Oswald. Affidavit In Any Fact, by Lee E. Bowers, regarding unusual activity in the railroad yard prior to the assassination. Statements from friends of Marina Oswald and Lee Harvey Oswald. Forensics reports for President John Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald. Telegrams from the public to Jack Ruby, congratulating him on the killing Lee Harvey Oswald. Dallas Police Department Criminal Intelligence reports. Report to Melvin Belli, concerning physical and psychological evaluation of Jack Ruby. Jack Ruby's rap sheet. Copies of photocopies of Dallas Police Department photographs. Polygraph examination reports. Combined summary of the murders of President Kennedy, Tippit, and Oswald. Personnel file for Dallas Police Officer on J. D. Tippit. Reports to Captain W. F. Dyson concerning Jim Garrison's investigation of the assassination of President Kennedy. A 1974 police report concerning money missing at a Seven-Eleven store, where Marina Oswald Porter was working. Jack Ruby's phone bill. School report cards for Lee Harvey Oswald.