Museum Pictures

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Hamilton Co. Sheriff's Office Uniform - Indiana

Faulkner Co. Sheriff's Office - Arkansas - 2010 Arkansas Code § 27-50-1205 - Tagging

Shenandoah Co. Sheriff's Office TAC Team uniform - Virginia

Natrona Co. Sheriff's Office - Wyoming - poker chips

Natrona Co. Sheriff's Office - Wyoming - poker chips

ammo cartridge leather dump pouch from the 1960s / 1970s.

ammo cartridge leather dump pouch from the 1960s / 1970s.

Utah Sheriff's Association pin

Lexington Co. Sheriff's Office - South Carolina 200th Anniversary 1804 - 2004 - drawing. The first recorded Sheriff of Lexington County was Thomas Herbert who was appointed to the office in 1806. Back then, the Sheriff's Department was a one-man operation with the Sheriff living and working in the jail and courthouse.

Lake Co. Sheriff's Office - Ohio poker chips

Between 1931 & 1934 Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow were well known criminals. On August 5, 1932, Barrow, Hamilton and Everett Milliigan were drinking alcohol at a country dance in Springtown, OK, when a Sheriff and his Deputy approchated them. Barrow opened fire, killing the Deputy and gravely wounding the Sheriff. It was the first killing of a lawman by Barrow and his gang. Barrow (age 25) and Parker (age 23) were ambushed and killed on May 23, 1934, on a rural road in Bienville Parish, LA.

This NJ Essex Co. SD - Special Deputy Sheriff (SDS) - patch was worn during the 1930s until the early 60s. Back then a sheriff would hand out SDS badges and IDs to friends, relatives & political supporters. The badges held no police powers. The practice came under scrutiny in 1935 after the murder of mobster Dutch Schultz. He and a few of his henchmen were gunned down in a restaurant in Newark/NJ. One of the henchmen had a SDS badge. Schultz lingered for 22 hours before dying of peritonitis.

Faulkner Co. Sheriff's Office - Arkansas - warning of violation

Wake Co.Deputy Sheriff K9 - Unit - North Carolina - challenge coin

tear drop red light
 

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