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Catalog Number 2008.010.167
Object Name Badge, Law Enforcement
Description Tin and copper badge worn by Jefferson County Constables in the Golden Precinct. First issued to George Jennings in 1930 by Sheriff James Biggins, Jr. and passed down every two years to other citizens of Golden until 1964 when Constables were eliminated statutorily as a law enforcement function in Colorado. The words "Constable Jefferson County" surround the state seal of Colorado on the face of the badge.
Date 1930
Title 1930 Jefferson County Constable Badge
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden, Dennis L. Potter Collection
Collection Permanent-Dennis L. Potter
Condition Good
People Biggins, James H. Jr.
Search Terms Golden Police
Jefferson County Sheriffs
1878 Jefferson County Courthouse
1954 Jefferson County Courthouse
1963 Jefferson County Hall of Justice