New York Police 1st issue Patrolman star #28 used from 1845 - 1857.
Our photo of the New York Police 1st issue Patrolman star #28 was licensed for use on the cover of Bruce Chadwick’s book, Law & Disorder.
2nd issue Metropolitan NYPD police shield #2189, used 1857-1870.
New York Police 1st issue Ass't Alderman badge Inscription on front of badge: Timothy R. Hibbard Esq. Asst. Alderman 2nd Ward 1848. The Board of Assistant Alderman was abolished in 1853 and replaced with a Board of Councilmen.