STARS & SHIELDS: HAT SHIELDS
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Below is a complete pictorial presentation of the all Chicago Police Department Hat Badges. Prior to, and during, the use of the Precinct Identifier badge embroidered wreaths with the title of rank were also used. The metal version of the Precinct Identifier was only worn by patrolmen. Ranks of sergeant and above utilized the embroidered wreath with rank. Beginning in

PRECINCT IDENTIFIER

1907 SERIES PATROLMAN

Image NOT Available 1907 Patrolman Hat Shield
In Service Dates:
circa 1855 thru January 7, 1907

Manufactured by:
Unknown, Likely S.D. Childs & Co.

In Service Dates:
January 8, 1907 thru September 2002

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co.


2002 SERIES POLICE OFFICER

1907 SERIES DETECTIVE

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In Service Dates:
September 2002 thru Present

Manufactured by:
V.H. Blackington

In Service Dates:
circa 1955 thru Present

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co. and V.H. Blackington


1907 SERIES GANG SPECIALIST

1907 SERIES INVESTIGATOR

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In Service Dates:
circa 1955 thru circa 2000

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co. and V.H. Blackington

In Service Dates:
circa 1955 thru circa 2000

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co. and V.H. Blackington

1907 SERIES SERGEANT

1907 SERIES LIEUTENANT

Image NOT Available 1907 Captain Hat Shield
In Service Dates:
January 8, 1907 thru Present

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co. and V.H. Blackington

In Service Dates:
January 8, 1907 thru Present

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co. and V.H. Blackington


1907 SERIES CAPTAIN

1907 SERIES EXEMPT

1907 Lieutenant Hat Shield 1907 Captain Hat Shield
In Service Dates:
January 8, 1907 thru Present

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co. and V.H. Blackington

In Service Dates:
January 8, 1907 thru Present

Manufactured by:
C.H. Hanson Co. and V.H. Blackington



 

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