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Catalog Number 13259-101
Title Patch, Law Enforcement, Sheriff, Hamilton County
Object Name Patch, Law Enforcement
Description Embroidered fabric badge. The badge is shaped like a shield, and is primarily tan with gold thread borders. At the center of the badge is a gold star, with a depiction of the state seal of Nebraska in the center. Above the seal is a gold banner with the word "SHERIFF" in brown thread, and below the seal is a gold banner with the word "DEPT" in brown thread. At the top of the badge is "HAMILTON" in gold thread. At the bottom of the badge is "COUNTY" in gold thread.
Material Textiles
Used USA: Nebraska (Hamilton)
Length (in) 3.2
Width (in) 2.5
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