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STATE TROOPERS OF AMERICA is perhaps the largest and most complete book ever written on the state trooper of today and yesterday. This 414 page book contains more than 1500 detailed, high resolution photographs. The factual information covers the history of each department, the badges, uniform shoulder patches, the uniforms, hats, hat badges, marked and unmarked patrol vehicles, license plates and other historical and current information of the state police and highway patrol departments of our 50 states.There is a chapter for collectors, detailing the values of such items as collectibles, and how to photograph and document the badges and other items of interest. Extensive details are offered on both the past and present uniform items. Badge collecting as a hobby is mentioned along with guidelines and helpful suggestions for the new collector. The states are covered in individual chapters. The individual state chapters detail and display the current badge and the uniform shoulder patch along with information on the history of the department and the related historical items. This book is a valuable reference tool for the collector, the movie and TV industry program producers, and others who want or need to know the real facts about the state police and highway patrol departments of today and past eras.There are facts and pictures relating to the old and current special license plates used on the patrol cars. Current and past marked patrol cars are pictured. Much of the information has been furnished by the departments and their historical sections. This is an extensive reference guide on just about everything relating to the state trooper.
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STATE TROOPERS of AMERICA offers details in picture and in word description about past and present state police and highway patrol badges, patches, and uniforms. There is a chapter on hallmarks and maker-marks, how to photograph badges and so on. In addition to all of the many photographs, there is also a history section in the state chapters, telling you the background of each department, and showing many of the first badges, motorcycles, cars and uniforms. The movie and TV producers use this book because it allows them to "get it right" when they film anything that relates to a state trooper of today or yesterday.About the Author:
William Mauldin is an experienced veteran law enforcement officer and pilot. His working law enforcement experience is extends over 30 years, with 26 of those years devoted to highway patrol duties, training and certification supervision, public relations, and accident investigation. His aviation experience contains nearly 30,000 hours of flight time, with an FAA Air Transport Pilot Rating in the Boeing 727, 757, and 767 aircraft. He has served as an aviation accident consultant for the media on many occasions. His other book on state police badges, the STATE POLICE & STATE HIGHWAY PATROL BADGE GUIDE was printed in four editions, and was the primary reference tool of collectors world-wide. Today, he heads a multi-media corporation devoted to printing and video production.
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Book Description William Mauldin Productions Inc 2006-10-01, 2006. Paperback. Condition: Good. Books is in good condition. Some moderate creases and wear. This item may not come with CDs or additional parts and might be an ex-library copy. Seller Inventory # DS-0965326217-3
Book Description William Mauldin Productions, I, 2006. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020965326217
Book Description William Mauldin Productions, Inc., 2006. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0965326217