This coat shield badge is Die Struck and expertly crafted. This badge is a replica of the 1889 Series Chicago Police Coat Shield which which was issued and used for a short three months. Due to this it is extremely rare to find authentic versions. Chicago Cop Shop had these custom made to provide collectors an opportunity to include a representation of this badge in their collection. Badge is available in the following ranks: Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Inspector and Superintendent. All ranks come in a brushed flat nickel finish. Badge comes with a standard pin and safety catch on the reverse.
The reverse side of this badge has the following inscription:
Chicago Police Coat Shield
First Issued on May 13, 1889
Manufactured by S.D. Childs & Co.
NOTE: The Patrolman version of this badge, which is slightly larger, is not available.