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Catalog Number C14.517
Title Police Commissioner's Badge
Object Name Badge, Police
Description A small, brass-colored police commissioner's badge. At top of the badge is an eagle holding a banner that reads, "Commissioner" in its talons. Below the eagle is a circle inscribed, "Police/Portsmouth/N.H.". Inside circle is the seal of the state of New Hampshire. On back of pin is the inscription "John/P./Loughlin/6-28-65".
Date 1965
Year Range from 1964
Year Range to 1965
Dimensions L-1.375 inches
Material Plated brass, enamel
Place of Origin New England
Provenance Badge belonged to John P. Loughlin. Loughlin ran for state senate in 1948, and for the Portsmouth school board in 1949. Found in collection.
People Loughlin, John P.
Loughlin family
Search Terms Portsmouth Police Commissioners
Portsmouth Police Department
Subjects Police
Police Badges