July 8, 2010 in Washington Voices

A photo of a young William H. Lewis is displayed at the Spokane Law Enforcement Museum.

Jesse Tinsley photo

Glen Whiteley holds a buckle and belt from the uniform of William H. Lewis, a pioneering Spokane police officer, at the Spokane Law Enforcement Museum Monday. The uniform, which Lewis brought from his previous job in Helena, inspired a department-wide tradition of uniformed police in Spokane.