(Polizei Dienstauszeichnungen)

Date Instituted

30 January 1938


Silver Medal
* Having been in the police for 8 years

Silver Cross
* Having been in the police for 18 years

Gold Cross
* Having been in the police for 25 years

Number awarded


Award Documents

Polizei-Meister Gotthold Wöhr

Estimated price (2009)

1st Class - € 170
2nd Class - € 150
3rd Class - € 90


Oakleaves were added for 40 years of service (from 12 August 1944)

A similar medal was awarded in the Free City of Danzig

It was designed by Professor Richard Klein.

Photo courtesy of Rusfront & Rupture Duck

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)