Various milestones in the history of Shreveport, Louisiana, are depicted on the patch of its police department. Flowing prominently at the bottom is the Red River, along which Shreveport was founded in 1833. The trees featured in the center represent the logging industry, and the American eagle symbolizes integrity and freedom. To the right is a profile of the Caddo Indian, who once occupied the local territory.
Shreveport, Louisiana, Police Department
November 1, 2011