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How do you make a custom metal police badge?

by Blackinton on Thursday, May 25, 2017

Today we came across one of our advertisements from 1955 (see below), and it made us reflect on the process of making a quality custom metal badge.


Flashback to 1955 -  The best custom metal badges originated from a badge die created by hand,  by a die cutter.  A craftsman ... Continue Reading >>

How law enforcement supports a special cause with a custom badge

by Blackinton on Friday, March 31, 2017

​In 2012, we joked that we’d soon be offering badge finishes that are similar to a box of Crayola crayons.  Well five years later we have  black, pink, green, and now a blue finish!


We all have a special cause that is near and dear to our hearts whether it be a social cause, charitable cause, or a personal cause.   Law enforcement agencies are the same, and tod... Continue Reading >>

Helping a child in need: How Police and Fire Departments are doing it right.

by Blackinton on Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Click here to see how hundreds of first responders made one little boy's birthday one for the memory books.

​Public safety professionals;  police, fire, EMTs , the military they all put their life on the line daily to... Continue Reading >>

The New Blackinton Website... at long last

by Blackinton on Friday, August 30, 2013

Welcome to Blackinton's new and improved website!  We hope you find our site informative and helpful! 

Two years ago the North Attleboro Police were kind enough to open their doors to us, so we could take pictures for our "soon to launch" website.  You read that correct - two years ago.  I'd like to say we were holding out for the department to ma... Continue Reading >>

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