Challenge coins are members-only memorabilia that can offer a glimpse into police culture.

Here is a collection of only a select few of many disturbing challenge coins that officers in New York City have made.

WHAT ARE CHALLENGE COINS? Challenge coins originated in the US military and expanded to law enforcement. They are used to commemorate events and share

SO, WHAT'S THE PROBLEM? AAL ot N 300 ME SMBERS ONL Challenge coins give us a peek behind the blue curtain, and some of them are deeply disconcerting.

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STOP-AND-FRISK NYPD'S 0 MOST UF-250 FEARED WEAPON The UF-250 is a stop-and-frisk report form. This coin makes light of the NYPD's controversial policy

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THE RAT' JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER A THEUIPDTAPES 081 PCT This coin is commemorating whistleblower Adrian Schoolcraft's horrifying treatment.

THE RAT' CONTINUED 54-EDP Alright, just take him. I can't fucking stand him anymore. -DC M. Marino High-ranking officials ordered an illegal raid
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