Chief of Police Joseph Coyne San Diego, CA

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Bartholomew Moriarty was one of the original members of the department appointed June 1, 1889 and went on to become the first San Diego Police Captain.

Circa 1911:  Captain Moriarty standing with Antonio Gonzales who was the Chief of the 1838 Mexican Town Police and standing on the right is Chief Keno Wilson..

Obverse of badge reveals the jeweler engraved presentation.

The Evening Tribune - Friday, January 17, 1908
Police Present Captain Moriarity With Token

Officer Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary of Service Today - Mayor, City Attorney, Justice and Patrolmen Witness the Presentation of Handsome Gold Star as Token of Appreciation.

Captain Moriarty wore this 14k gold presentation badge from Jan. 17, 1908 until his retirement. At this time the badge had a retired panel added to it.

Captain Moriarity proudly wearing his gold presentation Captain badge.

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1885-1889
1st metal badge issued to officers workig under the City Marshal

1917-1925
The 5th issue badge.

1925-1930
The 6th issue badge.

1886-1889
2nd issue style badge issued one year after the six point star to new officers. The six points continued to be worn by the officers who had them until 1889.

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1917-1917
The 4th issue badge #8.

City of San Diego Police badge #8.
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Circa 1890 sterling deputy sheriff badge made by Cummings SF.

Circa 1925 sterling deputy sheriff badge.

Early San Diego Police badge.  Circa 1886.

Early San Diego Police badge.  Circa 1886.

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