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Notice to all badge collectors: A new Federal Law

(HR 4827, Law #106-547)

Pertaining to badge possession, collecting, and use went into effect on 12/19/2000. This law makes the shipping, possession and use of Police badges and Police badge replicas a crime if they are used for any purpose other than the following:

1. as a memento, or in a collection

2. for decorative purposes;

3. for a dramatic presentation;

4. or for any other recreational purpose.