1929 Memphis Tennessee Police Sergeant Badge, 18kt Gold And Gems
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1929 Memphis Tennessee Police Sergeant Badge, 18kt Gold And Gems:
Incredible 1929 Memphis Tennessee Police presentation sergeant badge, 18 kt gold with gems. This badge was created by Joseph & Company jewelers and has beautiful craftsmanship. W. J. Herrington began his career with Memphis PD in 1923, rising to the rank of captain by 1927. He was selected to work in an anti-corruption squad, being transferred from his Traffic Division command. His anti-corruption squad involvement is mentioned in the included hard cover book, Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey b y Patrick O'Daniel. By 1929 Herrington was apparently reduced in rank to sergeant. Includes the original wallet badge case.This badge is more than 75 years old and does not resemble a current law enforcement badge and conveys no authority.
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