NYPD's Challenge Coins Are Disturbing As Hell

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.

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

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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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POLICE UNIONS PQLICE PATROLMEN'S RENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION AERARIMENT C YORK NEY 2017 DELEGATE GET OUT OF JAIL O GIE cY OF NEW YORK FREE CARD The Patrolm

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STONEWALL OF HERITAGE PRRDE slnce GINC The THE ro AWOH O th ST GREENWICH PRECINCT CHRISTOPHER VILLAGE The Stonewall Uprising was a series of protests

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JURASSIC CITY' POLICE EPARTIENIT JARASSIS (ITY WHEN CRIME INN NYC IS HI.. RELEASE THE RAPTORS Raptors are unquestionably the bad guys in Jurassic Pa

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MILK CRATES NeR Yoke Stolen perbs NYC Milk DAIRY Crate Bugihess Recovery anra! Unauthorized possession of milk crates is against the law in NYC, des

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ZOMBIELAND EIEIN DETECTIVE SOD PCT h E 125 S CITY D: 25 LEXINGTON Ale OR DEPN POLTCE The 25th District includes multiple drug treatment clinics. Off

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SEPTEMBER 11 NEWYORKPOLICEDEPARTMENT SEO. n POLICE DEPARTMENT GREATEST TICKET CIEZ: BOX BOX ON LOWER 1 EARTH SEAT TO 6EAT SHOW 9-11-2001 THE A LOWER B

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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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WE'LL GIVE YOU A HOMICIDE' WE'LL GIVE SO YOU YOU OON'T DONTHAVETD HERE IMINUTES. 12 11 A HOMICIDE WORK TO WE 10 US ENEUSATINTES 9 3 GIVE 8 4 ANI SUT

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

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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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NARCAN 1 NARCANNED BOLICE DBPARTAEDY o YOUR OF YORK NEW HONOR STUDENT PREVENT DRUG OVERDOSE NARCAN is a drug used to treat opiod overdoses. EMS workerSource: Research and Destroy NYC

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