Looking for the Bootleggers

Looking for the Bootleggers

This is a great example of 1930’s Sheriff Deputy’s badge in Prowers County. Not many people give much thought to a police badge but did you know that these badges have a rich history dating back to medieval times or that different enforcement agencies have different badges? Since we love badges, challenge coins and medals, Fun facts about police badges. The first Police officers were Medieval Knights. Police officers wear their badge on left side of chest to protect their heart and the oath they took.   First Police in America was in Boston “Night Watch” 1635 and turned in to a modern day police department in 1835. Police dogs even wear their badges


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