The Starkville, Mississippi, Police Department’s patch displays symbols of both United States and state pride. The top image, a bald eagle, recognizes patriotism and courage. The magnolia, Mississippi’s state flower, is depicted in full boom, encircled by double yellow lines that represent the department’s personnel. Finally, the United States and Mississippi flags surround the magnolia to pay homage to the nation and state the department serves.
Starkville, Mississippi, Police Department
December 1, 2010