The Badges of the West Haven Fire Department ~ The Fire Police

Welcome to our second installment in our Department Badge series.  This installment deals with the West Haven Fire Police.  Organized in 1899, the Fire Police would play a large role in our department for several years before disbanding in 1913 to make way for the organization of the Borough’s police force.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above is a photograph of our Fire Police.  The first mention of the “Fire Police” appears in the revised 1898 Rules and Regulations of the West Haven Fire Department.

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