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Catalog Number 2008.010.153
Object Name Badge, Law Enforcement
Description Seven pointed law enforcement badge, with designs on star points, a black banner on top designed for the owner to inscribe name, the words "Special Deputy" surrounded the state seal of Colorado. The badge was taken from the body of Police Officer Raymond Isley after he was murdered on December 9, 1956 trying to stop a robbery at 5200 W. 38th Avenue in Jefferson County. Isley was carrying the badge, issued to him by Sheriff Carl Enlow, to designate his authority over the town of Lakeside in Jefferson County.
Date 12/9/1956
Title 1956 Raymond Isley Special Deputy Badge
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden, Dennis L. Potter Collection
Collection Permanent-Dennis L. Potter
Condition Good
People Isley, Raymond
Enlow, Carl
Search Terms 1914 Jefferson County Jail
Golden Police
Jefferson County Sheriffs
Jefferson County Sheriffs Department