Mariposa : celebrating Canadian folk music : Security and media coverage

Policing

Rock Festival - Mariposa

Security has been a long-standing preoccupation of both festival organizers as well as local municipal authorities in which the festival was hosted.

Here a local officer confronts a festival-participant using a paddle boat on Centre Island in 1970.

Mariposa Folk Festival : Innis Lake
O.P.P. officers were on hand during the festival held in Innis Lake in 1966.  Note the officer in the immidiate forground reading the festival program.
Mariposa Folk Festival : near Brampton : Caledon East
Officers consulting during the 1965 festival held near Brampton in Caledon East.
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Officers watching performances from a distance in 1966.
Mariposa Folk Festival : Innis Lake
An officer inspecting a performer's zither case before allowing entry to the festival grounds in 1966.
Mariposa Folk Festival : near Brampton : Caledon East
Police vehicle supervising crowds in 1965.
Mariposa Folk Festival : near Brampton : Caledon East
Police officer searching the audience during an evening performance in 1965.
Mariposa Folk Festival : Innis Lake
Police officer supervising crowds entering festival grounds in 1966.

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