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Los Angeles Police Patch - Traffic Division, Los Angeles County, California (Vintage 3rd Issue)

Los Angeles Police Patch - Traffic Division, Los Angeles County, California (Vintage 3rd Issue)

This badge is a symbolic representation of a police officer. Police officers often the traits of a hero; they are brave, the protect the public often with cost to themselves. Police officers risk their lives for the safety of the public.

This badge is a symbolic representation of a police officer. Police officers often the traits of a hero; they are brave, the protect the public often with cost to themselves. Police officers risk their lives for the safety of the public.

LAPD Female Cop. Good-looking but don't underestimate or disrespect her!

LAPD Female Cop. Good-looking but don't underestimate or disrespect her!

Alice Stebbins Wells, the world's first female police officer.  Began working at the LAPD in 1910.

Alice Stebbins Wells, the world's first female police officer. Began working at the LAPD in 1910.

Alice S. Wells - the first American born female police officer, hired in 1910, served until 1940.  Petitioned the mayor, police commissioner, and Los Angeles city council to join the LAPD to aid women and children who were victims of crime.  Founder of the International Association of Police Women.  Sixteen other cities and several foreign countries hired female police officers as a direct result of Wells' activities.

Alice S. Wells - the first American born female police officer, hired in 1910, served until 1940. Petitioned the mayor, police commissioner, and Los Angeles city council to join the LAPD to aid women and children who were victims of crime. Founder of the International Association of Police Women. Sixteen other cities and several foreign countries hired female police officers as a direct result of Wells' activities.