The SS-Polizei Regiment 24 was formed in July 1942 in Lvov from Polizei-Regiment Radom.

III/SS-Polizei Regiment 24 was stationed in Slovenia before transferring to France where it became a part of SS-Polizei Regiment 14. The rest of the regiment was used in anti-partisan operations on the Eastern front before being used as front-line troops at the end of the war.

Commanders

Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Gassler (? July 1942 - ? Apr 1943)
Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Russel (? Apr 1943 - ? Oct 1944)
Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Treuke (? Oct 1944 - ? Nov 1944)
Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Borgsen (? Nov 1944 - 3 Dec 1944)
Oberstt der Schutzpolizei Paust (3 Dec 1944 - ? Jan 1945)

Holders of other notable badges & decorations

Holders of the Anti-Partisan Badge in Silver (1)
- Wolf, Johannes, 15.09.1944, Zugwachtmeister d. Schupo d.R., 2./SS-Pol.Rgt. 24
Holders of the Anti-Partisan Badge in Bronze (1)
- Etienne, Wilhelm, ??, III./SS-Pol.Rgt.24 (with R.-Staffel (Reinhardt?) in Ukraine (FP 20822A)

Order of battle

I/SS-Polizei Regiment 23
II/SS-Polizei Regiment 23
III/SS-Polizei Regiment 23

Sources used

Phil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945

Reference material on this unit

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