May 1, 1860, a new “Metropolitan Police” force under a Board of Police Commissioner’s (BOC), state-appointed civilians, signaled the retirement of the “Corporation Police force” A new badge was authorized. This large oval badge with Roman “fasces”, and an axe bound by wooden rods, as its central symbol. Across the top and sides of the “fasces” is a banner with the words “Baltimore Police” in raised letters.
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Dimensions: 2-1/4″ X 2-1/4″ Thickness: 0.2187″
Side A: “BALTIMORE CITY POLICE” “HOLD THE LINE”
FINISH: Two Tone, Gold with Silver Badge
Side B: “RIOT SQUAD” “COVER YOUR SIX”
Irvin H. Hahn is a national manufacturer of police and fire department badges. Our extensive product line includes commemorative badges, buckles, name plates, challenge coins and other insignia for emergency responders. We have been a supplier of badges and other accessories to police departments, fire departments and federal agencies for more than 100 years.
Our excellent craftsmanship and extensive experience in the industry is evident in every badge that we manufacture. We take pride that our products are expertly forged and that all of our attachments and applied panels are hand soldered to our badges and accessories.