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Catalog Number 13259-160
Title Patch, Law Enforcement, Washington County Corrections
Object Name Patch, Law Enforcement
Description Embroidered fabric badge. The badge is primarily tan with black thread borders. At the center of the badge is a gold scale surrounded by gold keys. At the the top of the badge is "CORRECTIONS" in gold thread. At the bottom of the badge is "WASHINGTON COUNTY" in gold thread.
Material Textiles
Used USA: Nebraska (Washington)
Length (in) 3.8
Width (in) 3.2
History According to Wikipedia (subject: Patch Collecting) emblems worn on law enforcement personnel uniforms have been exchanged between officials as a sign of cooperation for decades, and displays of patches are frequently found in police stations.
Credit line Kent and Deb Griffith
Collection Griffith, Kent