Sacramento Sergeant badge #4 made by Sacramento jeweler J. N. Phillips. Pictured to the right is Sgt. Max Fisher wearing badge #4.
Right - Sacramento Sergeant Max Fisher wearing badge #4 made by J. N. Phillips Jeweler Sacramento.
This is the first uniform patch worn by Sacramento Policemen.
Engraved sterling silver Sacramento, CA police badge #48. Presentation on reverse:
“To Leslie Mills Dec. 22, 1936 from Bea”.
Leslie Mills died on Dec. 23, 1949 and held the rank of Sergeant.
Beautifully engraved sterling silver Sacramento, CA police badge #46. Circa 1930.
T. M. Koening wore Sacramento Detective Sergeant #5 badge, and went on to become Chief of Police, Circa 1922.
Engraved Sacramento Detective Sergeant #5 Police badge, sterling silver . Circa 1922.
Engraved Sacramento Captain of Police sterling silver badge. Circa 1925
Engraved Sacramento Corporal #10 Police, sterling silver badge. Dated 9-27-22. Issued to Lee Parker.
Corporal Lee Parker wearing sterling silver badge #10,
Engraved Sacramento Detective Sergeant #10 Police badge, sterling silver badge. Circa 2-16-25.
Engraved Sacramento Patrol Sergeant #16 Police badge, sterling silver badge Circa 6-5-33.
Engraved Sacramento Patrol Sergeant #17 Police badge, sterling silver badge Circa 6-5-33.
Engraved Superintendent Juvenile Department Police Sacramento badge, sterling silver badge. Circa 1933.
Superintendent Juvenile Department (Captain) Sacramento Police, Circa 1930.
1st issue Sacramento Police badge number 19.
Cabinet photo by Baldwin of Sacramento Police officer William Lowell wearing 1st issue badge number 10.
Capt. Max Fisher, Bureau of Identification. Capt. Fisher was considered a high authority on identification matters and was rated in "Police World" as one of the four great men in America versed in the science of visual identification. California's present CII (criminal identification and information) owes its existence mainly to the efforts put forth by Capt. Fisher at sessions of the State Legislature.
Charles A. Bliss was born Sep. 3, 1871 and died Oct. 2, 1967 at age 96. In July 1912 he took office as the Sacramento Commissioner of Public Health and Safety which controlled the Police and Fire departments. His badge is made of Coin Silver with hard fired black enamel. On the back is stamped Coin Silver.
I purchased this badge from his son
Charles A. Bliss Jr.
Charles A. Bliss, Commissioner of Public Health and Safety.
The Sacramento Union
June 13, 1921
Engraved Sacramento Captain of Police badge,
sterling with 14k gold applied letters and embellishments, made by J. N. Phillips Circa 1895.
Note: John N. Phillips was listed in the Sacramento City Directory of 1893 as a Manufacturing Jeweler and Diamond Setter 627 J St. He had relocated from San Francisco where he had his jewelry business.
1880 San Francisco City Directory
1893 Sacramento City Directory
Max Fisher circa 1900.
Sacramento Police Inspector badge made of sterling silver by the Ed Jones Co. Oakland, CAL and
worn by Howard M. Sitton, circa 1920. He was born in 1866 and died 29 Apr 1924 in Sacramento.
Sacramento Police Detective Sergeant badge No. 7 made of sterling silver by the Ed Jones Co. Oakland, CAL and
worn by Ed Brown, circa 1922.
Sacramento Police Detective Sergeant badge No. 6 made of sterling silver by the Ed Jones Co. Oakland, CAL,
Sacramento Bee July 1, 1920
Oakland Tribune March 13, 1920
18 September 1923
08 Sep 1923
16 Jun 1933