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Saw It on eBay: Old Joliet Police Badge

Bidding is up to $152.50 for this piece of Joliet memorabilia, being auctioned on eBay.

Badge No. 208, a silver star with a bridge in the center and the words "Joliet Police" across the top, is up to $152.50 in the bidding with more than a day left in the eBay auction.

The seller doesn't say when the badge was in use but did say this:

"Up for auction is a badge from the Joliet Police #208. This badge was made by The C.H. HANSON CO. CHICAGO. It is a six point star with Joliet Police 208 in a circle. The black lettering has worn off in some spots. The center picture is of a bridge. Great condition and perfect for your collection. Measures 2.5" across."

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anonymous February 25, 2013 at 10:11 PM
That is a bargain- flashing it will get you free donuts everywhere in the city.
Manny P. February 26, 2013 at 01:50 AM
You make more negative comments about police than anyone on patch. How did they strip you of your manhood that you can only make posts on an internet blog. Come to a city council meeting some day and put those words to a face and a name.
anonymous February 26, 2013 at 01:58 AM
IJ-I pay their wages with my labor in private industry-so I am allowed to bi*ch-the day I no longer pay the theft that are taxes which take more than half of what I make to feed the govt beast I will stop.
Manny P. February 26, 2013 at 02:11 PM
Everyone that owns a home pays taxes to support city services. If you check your tax bill that amount is small compared to schools and the park district. Just curious why all the negative comments. You just ripped on Shorewood Street Dept in another post. People don't work for free. Someone has to drive that snowplow at 2:00am to make sure you get to your private industry job.

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