This site was designed so that I could highlight my hobby: the collection of FBI patches. I originally designed this site in 2001 as a way for me and others to track the status of my collection in an online forum. I was able to make many friends and pick up a lot of items for my collection along the way.
In 2004, I began collecting FBI coins and beer steins as well, and added them to the website shortly thereafter. Eventually, I began to share knowledge of what I had learned about the items in my collection to help others who were starting out as well. I also hosted the first ever show designed specifically for federal collectors that year as well.
In 2005, I began to expand my hobby interests by researching the historical significance behind many of the patches in my collection. I began compiling a document that I eventually hoped might turn into the beginnings of a book. I also expanded my show to include collectors from all areas of police collecting, hosting a large regional show in my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.
In 2006, I decided to redesign this site and include the historical information that I have collected. I would rather see it get put to use now than to wait until I have enough to compile a book. I hosted regional shows in Louisville from 2004 to 2009 and another in 2016. I also hosted the 2008 National Police Collectors Show in Louisville and the 2022 National Police Collectors Show in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
In 2011, due to economic concerns for my family, I decided to sell my coin collection to concentrate solely on the patches. I still have my beer steins, but am no longer seeking to increase that portion of my collection In 2017, when things started looking better financially, I started collecting the FBI coins again and have about 1000 in my collection. They are a distant second in my collecting interests, behind FBI patches.
The buttons on the left will help you to navigate my site and contact me if you have any questions. They are self-explanatory, so I won't go into detail about them here.
Please take some time to visit my space on the web and return here often. You are always welcome here.
I currently have 4766 FBI Patches in my collection. I have 535 FBI patches available for trade.
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July 10, 2022
Collecting insignia from the Federal Bureau of Investigation since 1999.
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