San Francisco Police Sergeant badge #760, made by Irvine & Jachens. Sterling. Presentation on back:
Presented to Edward Greene By Members of
Co. E. Dated 9-16-43.
From the Nov. 1930 San Francisco Police and Peace Officers' Journal
Officer Edward C. Green, Headquarters Co. November 8, 1930, Officer Edward S. Greene shot and killed Edward Jiminez in an attempted holdup of a grocery store at 1192 Haight Street. In September 1931 Officer Greene received the,
“Outstanding Police Hero” medal from the 91st Division Association.
San Francisco Police Corporal badge #964, made by
Irvine & Jachens. 3-2-23. Sterling. Issued to Cornelius F. Thornton who was appointed 1-31-1921. Promoted to Sergeant July 17, 1933.
San Francisco Police Reserve Lieutenant #3056
made by Irvine & Jachens Sterling.
San Francisco Police Reserve Sergeant badge #3175, made by Irvine & Jachens. Sterling.
Sterling silver San Francisco Police Patrol Driver badge #8, made by Samuels Jewelry. Issued to William P. Griffin, who was appointed
April 30, 1934. Later to be worn by Spike Hennessey.
Sterling silver San Francisco Police Patrol Driver badge #17, made by Samuels Jewelry. Issued to David W. Brady who was appointed
Nov. 26, 1928.
Photo of Spike Hennessey, San Francisco Police Patrol Driver wearing badge #8,
Photo courtesy of Robert Kohlstedt.
San Francisco Police Sergeant badge #822
made by Irvine & Jachens. Sterling. Circa 1920’s. This badge number was issued to:
Frederick H. Spooner 8//27/17 and Harry J Majors, 12/10/28
San Francisco Police Corporal badge #648, made by
Irvine & Jachens. Sterling. Issued to Archie E. Schmidt who was promoted to Corporal on Jan. 1, 1926 and was first appointed to the force April 13, 1914. Presentation on reverse reads:
From Two Dear Friends.
San Francisco Police Lieutenant badge #81, made by
J.C. Irvine Kearny St. SF. Sterling. Issued to Gilbert P. Chase who was appointed 9-7-1894 and retired in Dec. 1931.
The San Francisco Police Reserve was begun in 1945. Applications were first given to members of the S.F. Auxiliary Police.
The first introduction of horse drawn patrol wagons by S.F.P.D. was in 1891 and continued until 1912 when the first motor patrol was installed in the Richmond Station.
The status of the police patrol driver is defined by the Charter in Section 1, Chapter 1, Article VIII, and Section 1 1/2, Chapter VI, Article VIII.
Our photo of Sgt.badge 760 was licensed for use on the cover of “400 Things Cops Know.”
Five Nights At Freddy’s by Ellie Nelson .