Police Badges
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警察記念章、功労章
'Great Japan Police Department Association Saitama Branch,
Kawaguchi Police Department Branch, Special Merit Badge.'

Aluminum; most likely late-war manufacture.
'Great Japan Police Department Association Saitama Branch,
Kawaguchi Police Department Branch, 1st Class Merit Badge.'
'Kawaguchi Police Department Branch, 3rd Class Merit Badge.'
'Great Japan Police Department Association Saitama
Prefecture Branch, 3rd Class Merit Badge.'
Rare late war badge, made of aluminum. Gold gilt police badge in the center; cherry
blossom branches on either side. The field is that of an imperial mum, similar to the
Graduate Staff Badge.
Inscribed 'Imperial Inspection Commemorative Badge, Showa 17 [1942] November 27.'

Measures about 4 cm by 3 cm.
Gilt police badge above; cherry blossom branches on either side. The field is pebbled.
Inscribed 'Long Service Badge, Hiroshima Prefecture Police Department Head.'

Measures about 3.5 cm by 2.5 cm.
Small police badge.
'Security, Long Service, Moriyama District.'
Aluminum badge with a gold tint. Inscribed 'Merit, Akita Prefecture.'
Police badge above a bullet and bomb?
Official merit medal from the Japan Police Department. This is the Juvenile
Crime Division Bronze Merit Award. Very rarely seen.

I do not know if those are real diamonds, but I would guess they are not.
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50th Anniversary of the Founding of the Nakano Police
Department. Showa 47 [1972] September 1.

100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Nagano Prefecture
Police Department. Showa 51 [1976].

20th Anniversary of the Founding of the Riot Police Unit.
1968.

100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Saitama Prefecture
Police Department.

100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Kanagawa Prefecture
Police Department. Showa 49 [1974] June 1.

Establishment of the Hyogo Prefecture Police Academy.
Showa 50 [1975] September.

100th Anniversary of the Founding of the National Police
Department. 19th Police Band Unit Concert.

Solving of the National Police Department Bombing/Murder
Incident and the Nisseki Post Office Bombing Incident
Commemorative.
Showa 48 [1973] May.

Solving of the Yomiuri Newspaper Bombing Incident Commemorative.
1975.

25th Anniversary of the Founding of the Riot Police Unit.
Showa 48 [1973] May 25.

Commemorating the Emperor and Empress visiting in the fall,
and the Crown Prince and Princess visiting in the summer. ISe
Shrine Security Commemorative. 30th National Sports Festival
Security Patrol Commemorative. Mie Prefecture Police
Department.
Showa 50 [1975].
Japanese Police Medal.
Putting out the fires at both Suginami and Horinouchi
Commemorative
Showa 53 [1978] May 11.
Japanese Police paperweight/pen holder. NO PEN.
Martial Arts Tournament Commemorative
Showa 55 [1980].
Japanese Police paperweight.
Showa 54 [1979].
Japanese Police paperweight.
50th Anniversary of the Founding of the Tokyo Police Hospital.
Showa 54 [1979] March 18.
Japanese Police paperweight.
30th Anniversary of the Founding of the 110 Emergency Service.
Showa 53 [1978] October 1.
Japanese Police Department Crime Prevention Honorary Bronze (3rd Class) Medal and Rosette.
Japanese Police Department Crime Prevention Honorary  
Silver (2nd Class) Medal and Rosette.
Japanese Police Department Crime Prevention
Honorary Gold (1st Class) Medal and Rosette.
The inscription reads 'Police Department Excellence Badge.'