Museum Pictures

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hard rubber Police billy club 11 inch (28 cm); Billy clubs were the first less-lethal weapon used by police officers.

Arapahoe County Sheriff Office - Colorado; The County was named for the Arapaho Nation. Edward W. Wynkoop was appointed as the first Sheriff on September 21, 1858.

Tennessee Sheriffs Association license plate

Presidio County Sheriffs Office patch - Texas

reproduction of the handbook for inmates Eastern State Penitentiary - Philadelphia - Pennsylvania

The Estern State was in operation from 1829 to 1971.

Utah Sheriff's Association challenge coin 2013 - back

Utah Sheriff's Association challenge coin 2013 - front

Burke County Sheriff's Office patch - North Dakota; Burke Co. is located in northwestern North Dakota and is bordered on the north by Saskatchewan, Canada. County seat is Bowbells.

Harpers Ferry P.D. - West Virginia. Based on Harpers Ferry strategic location on the railroad and at the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley, during civil war, Union and Confederate troops moved through the town frequently. The Army of Northern Virginia interrupted all supply routes on Sep. 4, 1862 and the Battle of Harpers Ferry began on September 12, 1862. On Sept. 15, 1862 Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson had won a great victory at minor expense.

San Bernardino County Sheriff Cave Rescue - patch California- The unpaid professional rescuers, who serve under the auspices of the San Bernardino Co. Sheriff, provides Search and Rescue within San Bernardino Co. and statewide. The team responds to a variety of missions, including caves, abandoned mines, and general search & rescue calls.

Jefferson Co. Sheriff patch - Nebraska; The County was named after the 3rd U.S. president Thomas Jefferson. The Pony Express was a mail service using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3, 1860 to October 1861 between Missouri and California.

Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails Law Enforcement patch. The agency is headquartered in Cheyenne, WY

Lenawee County Sheriff Department patch - Michigan. This style was issued in the mid-late 1950s.

Sheriff’s deed from the year 1882 - Livingston County Missouri

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