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In the mid 1960's, the police department was developed, with it's first part-time policeman. The first salaries paid a part-time policemen were forty dollars per month, which was by law what must be paid in order to carry a weapon. The first salaries paid a part-time policeman in Joshua was in late 1969. At this time, Joshua had a part-time policeman and several reserve policeman, in addition to the first paid full-time policeman.
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