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FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POLICE BADGES

Whether you have a police badge or badge collection to sell or if you want to buy a badge for your collection, this is the right site for you. Copcollector.com answers the questions, How can I sell a police badge, how can I buy a police badge. To keep the hobby clean and under control, we sell only to collectors, active police officers, retired police officers or for use in theatrical productions.

We do not sell currently used Federal Law Enforcement badges, since possession of those badges by other than sworn personnel is illegal in the USA.  

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IT IS A FELONY IN EVERY STATE TO IMPERSONATE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER! 

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL BADGE COLLECTORS OF THE UNITED STATES!!
IT IS ILLEGAL TO POSSESS A FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BADGE IN THE USA REGARDLESS OF WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU DO FOR A LIVING. THE ONLY LEGAL POSSESSION OF A FEDERAL BADGE IS BY THE MEMBER OF THE SPECIFIC SERVICE TO WHOM THE BADGE WAS ISSUED. THERE ARE NO EXEMPTIONS UNDER THE LAW FOR CURRENT FEDERAL BADGES.
There are several states which have laws governing the ownership and sale of police badges within those states.  Such laws are in place in Illinois, New York, California and several others.  Please check your local laws since we don't offer any advice other than what is published on the site.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IT IS A FELONY IN EVERY STATE TO IMPERSONATE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER!
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 CURRENT 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 or exhibit;
(2) for decorative purposes;
(3) for a dramatic presentation, such as a theater, film, or television production; or
(4) for any other recreational purpose.

In our web catalog most badges are affected by this law as long as they are not obsolete or of defunct or merged agencies.

Please be advised that unless you notify us in writing that you are unwilling to abide by federal law #106-547, it is presumed and warranted by you that you will only use your bought law enforcement badge(s) in a manner that is legally authorized under Federal Law #106-547.
Thank you!

NO CURRENTLY USED FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BADGES ARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE. POSSESSION OF A CURRENTLY USED FEDERAL BADGE IS ILLEGAL IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. WE OCCASIONALLY WILL HAVE COMMEMORATIVE FEDERAL BADGES AVAILABLE AFTER THE DATE ON WHICH THEIR PERIOD OF USE EXPIRES AND THEY ARE DEEMED OBSOLETE.

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