Denver Police Museum and Denver Police Department Announce 160th Anniversary Badge

Posted: 31-Jan-2019

February 1, 2019
Immediate Release

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Michael Hesse
Denver Police Museum
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DENVER POLICE MUSEUM AND DENVER POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE 160th ANNIVERSARY BADGE TO BE  WORN BY OFFICERS FOR 2019

Chief Pazen to present commemorative badge to family of last Denver Officer to be killed in line of duty 

Denver CO- The Denver Police Museum and the Denver Police Department unveiled a commemorative badge on February 1, 2019 honoring the 160th Anniversary of the Denver Police Department. 2019 marks the 160th Anniversary of the founding of the Denver Police Department and the unveiling of the badge will mark the beginning of a series of special events planned to mark the occasion.

Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen will present the first commemorative badge this morning to the family of fallen officer Celina Hollis, the last Denver Officer to be killed in the line of duty. The presentation will be held at 10:00am on February 1, 2019 in the Office of the Chief located at 1331 Cherokee Street. Chief Pazen has authorized Denver officers to wear the badge throughout 2019. Officers will be able to purchase the badges at their own expense.

The commemorative badge was designed by Denver Police Sgt Christopher Hoag.