Display cabinets situated within the Dutch Police Academy building.

This site was updated on 1 July 2024.

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Welcome to Wim's Police Badge and Patch Collection.


  Hi. My name is Wim and I was a "Security Law Enforcement Officer" in this country.


  My wife Käthy was a Police Officer and had been on the force since 1971. She had the rank of sergeant and worked for the Alien Police Department. You may wonder why she had been on the force for so long. We, in this country, have to work until we have reached the pension age. That, for the most of us, is around 66 and 4 months. I  have now retired as well. I have served for 38 years.

My lovely wife Käthy has retired from the Police Force as of the 7th of January 2016. She has served for 45 years.


  We live in the eastern part of Holland (Netherlands) and are about 45 km's from the German border.


  I have been collecting badges and patches for about fourty+ years now and since the internet, intensively. In the beginning one collects everything you can get hold of. At one time along the way you come to your senses and realize that you have lost count of what you have and you start to specialize. It took me quite a while to sort things out, put things to paper and later to ones own homepage.


  I would like to thank my wife Käthy for putting up with me for all the time I spend behind the computer compiling and updating my homepage.


  To Axel and Henk for the production of my banner and to Jurgen for the server space.  Hey guys - Thanks.

This is to let everyone know that I have sold off all of my USA PD and SD patches. I will leave the pages as is so that you can all see the patches as a reference.

Langs deze weg wil ik een ieder laten weten dat ik alle USA PD en SD emblemen heb verkocht. Ik laat de pagina's so staan zo dat iedereen de emblemen nog als een referentie kan zien.


Collection up for sale.

This is to let everyone know that I am selling off my whole collection. I am not asking top dollar. Click on the button and have a look around. If you are interested in anything please PM me. Pay-Pal is accepted. First come, first serve.

I wish to convey my sympathy to the people  who lost family and friends in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania on the worst day of 2001.

11 September 2001

I pray to god that he may give you the strength to cope with the loss of your loved ones.

America Attacked

N.Y.P.D. Travel Report 2002.


Hand painted wooden shoes in the colours of Dutch Police Cars.  (These have now been sold.)

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