28th President - Richard B. Courtright

28th President - RICHARD B. COURTRIGHT, 1964-1965

November 6, 1964 - Ed Miller, Los Angeles Police Department, hosted his meeting at the Ram's Horn in Encino. Frank Kelly, Scalex Corp., spoke on several of his company's products. The meeting was actually one big birthday party - horns, hats, noise makers, etc. The “One Hundred Year Old Man” Bob Luxembourger, who celebrated a birthday every monthly meeting, was surprised by Ed Miller and the SCAFO members in this, the biggest of all parties. President Courtright also announced that he was now with the Culver City Police.

In the March 1965 Newsletter, Editor Lee Johnson gathered all Court decisions on fingerprints and photographs and placed them in the newsletter. T. Dickerson Cooke of the Institute of Applied Science, requested extra copies of this fine bulletin.

At the April 2, 1965 meeting in Riverside, Past President Ray Jones presented a “Code of Ethics” he composed and it was accepted by the members. President Courtright hosted the first Chief of Police SCAFO Meeting later in the year.

July 19, 1965 was the opening of the International Association for Identification, National Convention in Long Beach at the Edgewater Inn. This conference celebrated the Golden Anniversary of the International Association for Identification. SCAFO Past President-Ralph Bradford was President of the California Division of International Association for Identification and host for this conference. Many SCAFO members assisted in putting on a fine Conference. Bill Purdie was in charge of presenting the 20 ft. SCAFO Exhibit.

Dick Courtright served with the Santa Monica Police Department and retired as a Criminalist from the Culver City Police.