A scanned image of the Oroville, California, Police Department's shoulder patch.

The Oroville, California, Police Department patch features symbols important to the city and its history. Two American bald eagles fly in front of man-made Lake Oroville, dedicated in 1968 by former governor Ronald Reagan. Running through the city is the Feather River, the main body of water depicted. A train represents the Western Pacific Railroad, which stopped in Oroville before traveling to the Sierra Nevada. Like many mining communities, the city flourished during the gold rush.