Old West Indian Police Badge Replica

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Indian Reservations of the old west had their own Indian police force officed by the Federal Government. Indian Affairs officers often had to settle disputes between tribes and settlers. This is same type of antiqued brass finished badge worn by Police Sargeant Red Tomahawk. Red Tomahawk is the Indian police officer who is responsible for killing Sitting Bull on a South Dakota Indian Reservation in 1890. The interwoven SU design at the top of the badge is an emblem which appears on many Southern Out Post colonial artifacts. Antique Brass Finish Size: 2 inch x 2.5 inch