San Francisco Police Detective Sergeant badge #11.
Badge is dated 1932 and hallmarked Irvine & Jachens Mission St. S.F. Sterling. Issue to George P. Wafer who joined the department on 7-2-1923.
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San Francisco Police Inspector badge #554
made by Morgen Jewelry S.F. and marked 14k.
As reported in the July 1929
San Francisco Police and Peace Officer’s Journal.
This 1923 image shows newly appointed Officer Geo. P. Wafer. Courtesy of Patty Davis.
History of Star 554
Issued December 2, 1902 to Peter C. Blick who in 1920 made Sergeant. He died on April 15, 1922.
On July 1, 1922 the Star was again issued to Charles J. Flanagan. Died January 8, 1930 at age 38.
S.F. Examiner May 28, 1933
S. F. Examiner January 28, 1931
Inspector Rank Created
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