Old badges making a comeback

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) - September 7, 2010

Former Kenton County Jailer Jim Knauf tells The Kentucky Enquirer he's come across a Covington Police badge from the early 1900s.

Not only is the manufacturer still around, the company still has the hand-cut dies used to stamp it.

The badge features Covington's seal.

Engraved on the back is an excerpt of the department's mission statement.

The new-old badges will replace Covington's generic police shield.

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