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Scarce SOFTCOVER FIRST EDITION, stated! SIGNED by author Raymond Sherrard! Quarto, 320 pages, profusely illustrated (some in color), appendices, biblio., index. Softcover with full color LAPD badge, pictorial endpapers (LAPD Chief, staff & Detective Bureau, June 1932). This book is THE definitive, LAPD-authorized and comprehensively-researched history of arguably what is the world's most famous law enforcement organization. Included is a comprehensive pictorial guide to the hundreds of badges, patches and other insignia of the LAPD as well as other City of L.A. departments, many of them shown in full-color. Included are the Jack Webb/ Dragnet years; rare badge hallmarks, Reel Cops (the LAPD in TV and film), career info, collecting tips, and much, much more! A must-have reference for all law enforcement personnel, researchers and collectors! The book is as-new, in its color pictorial jacket. You'll LOVE this fine book-- Order it today