Established in 2001, the California Law Enforcement Historical Society is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit, public benefit, educational corporation with the sole intent of preserving the rich history of the peace officers who have served within the State of California.  The objective is to link those interested in preserving a forum for education, research, and the enjoyment of our past through:

Police Museum: This 30 foot trailer displays the history of California peace officers in 11 galleries that trace the profession from Statehood to the present. Click here for the Police Museum

California Police Historian: The official society newsletter is produced on a quarterly basis and contains articles and information of interest to our membership.

Collector’s Show: Held each July in San Luis Obispo, the show provides law enforcement collectors, historians and enthusiasts a place to meet, network, and see fine displays of badges, patches, photos and other law enforcement historical memorabilia. Click here for the Collector’s Show

Web Site: The Society’s web site is the source for stories, news, forums, photos of old badges, and links to other sites of interest.

Membership is $35.00 per year or $350.00 one-time payment for a life membership. Click here for Membership

The Society is governed by a nine person, volunteer, board of directors.

For additional information about the California Law Enforcement Historical Society, please contact:

Gary Hoving, President
California Law Enforcement Historical Society
P. O. Box 475
Pismo Beach, CA 93448
Phone (805) 441-4936
Email: Gary Hoving