Early San Diego Police badge worn by John Schneider who was appointed Oct. 27, 1887.
San Diego Police badge No. 3 worn by George Dow.
George Dow was appointed Dec. 1886 and again in June 1889. Died Dec. 1, 1923.
Officer George Dow had the “Gold Fever” and left his family and job for the Alaska Gold Rush. His letters home published in the local newspapers are a fascinating account of his travels and struggles. Click Here!
San Diego Union
March 13, 1892
San Diego Police badge No. 3 worn by George Dow. Made by Will & Finck
San Diego Police Officers Bartholomew Moriarty and Geo. Dow.
San Diego Police badge #8 made by Cal Stamp Co. San Diego. This was the 4th issue style badge and was only used from 1915 - 1917.