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The background of the Pocatello, Idaho, Police Department patch features a depiction of the snow-topped mountains and trees surrounding the city, as well as the year the agency was established. The department’s police badge, in the center of the patch, contains the state seal.

The patch of the Reading, Ohio, Police Department shows a rainbow bridge, the first in Ohio and 1 of 4 remaining nationwide. Also depicted are the flags of the United States and Ohio. Below the flags is the city’s seal, which contains the year the community was founded and the German words for “We try our best.”


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