Thursday, March 24, 2016

New KCSO patch to honor 225 years

Current patch, left, new patch on right
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has redesigned its patch and badge in honor of the upcoming 225th anniversary of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, officials announced today.

The badge is reminiscent of the ones in the early days. The badges go to the roughly 550 certified and reserve officers.

There is no cost for the redesign of the patches. The cost of the patches was taken out of the uniform budget. The Sheriff’s Office is not re-doing the decals on the vehicles.

The Sheriff’s Office will be commemorating the 225th anniversary in other ways in the coming months.

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