Police officer Robert W. Trowbridge inspects the handgun used by Paul A. Wright to fatally shoot his wife, Evelyn, and best friend, John B. Kimmel. The gun is a Luger automatic, a German war relic. Wright confessed to shooting the pair after finding them in an embrace on the piano bench in his home. The trial that followed was named the "white flame" trial by the press and Wright was eventually let off on an insanity plea, thanks to his lawyer, Jerry Giesler
Mexican consul Ricardo Hill attends as General Saturnino Cedillo presents dueling pistols to Sherriff James E. Davis at a luncheon at the police pistol range in Elysian Park (now the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club).
About 12 California Highway Patrol officers, in uniform, standing in line for inspection, with motorcycles lined up behind them, officers Cannon and Moffitt inspecting pistol, judges Brand, Fox, Newell, and Marion and Arcadia police chief Ott looking on at left, with brick building marked California Highway Patrol, trees and cars in background. Officer at far right is probably Wayne A. Farrington.
Possibly related to Los Angeles Times article, June 21, 1935, “Pistol Champions Show Skill, Ontario Dedicates Range, Police Pistol Grounds Opening Attracts Marksmen of Southland for Carnival of Skill.” … Teams of the valley competing … Alhambra Team No. 1 … Alhambra No. 2 …
Five men on grassy hillside, James I. Condie, William Beam, Lionel (Tony) Moreno, Marion L. Thompson, and Robert L. Cox kneeling, Alfred F. Cherry, Morris Z. Marquis, Carl E. Miller, R. Gregory Turner, and Anthony B. Peterson standing, all aiming pistols at camera
Eugene Biscailuz, in suit and tie, seated at desk or table holding pistol in each hand, with 2 pistols and 3 magazines in open zippered pouch on desk in front of him, with telephone at left, reward poster at right, rolltop desk in background