Police force plates

by | Jan 30, 2006

Physical education and sports competitions were an integral part of the training and indoctrination of the new police force in the Third Reich under the Reichsführer-SS, Heinrich Himmler. Sport and physical training were the prerequisites for the SS’s plan to clarify the claim to the men’s race.

Police sports competitions

The various sports competitions with their pre-competitions were very popular with the police forces and ensured that only the best of them could compete. These competitions were held until the beginning of World War II in September 1939.

Himmler’s decree in 1937 banned metal awards and gifts. From August 1937, the police plates for Himmler were made in the Allach porcelain factory in Dachau.

Regardless of the competition, a high-quality police badge from the Third Reich was made in the middle of each of these plates.

The police eagle badges were either bisque or glazed porcelain.

 

You can also view or download a PDF catalog here: PDF logo Allach Porcelain police plates – 153 KB

Overview of police records – list is incomplete:

Year Purpose
1937 Honorary Award of the Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police –
German police championships in athletics in Frankfurt a. Main, August 8, 1937
Plate with gold rim
This plate was awarded to the winner of one of the 22 competitions.
1937 Honorary Award of the Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police –
German police championships in athletics in Frankfurt a. Main, August 8, 1937
This plate was awarded to the second, third and fourth of one of the 22 competitions.
1937 Honorary Award of the Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police –
German pentathlon police championships in Plauen in the Vogtland, 29 August 1937
Plate with gold rim
This plate was awarded to the winner of one of the four competitions.
1938 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police Athletics Championships 1938 Lübeck
Plate with gold rim
This plate was awarded to the winner of one of the 22 competitions.
1938 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police Athletics Championships 1938 Lübeck
This plate was awarded to the second, third and fourth of one of the 22 competitions.
1938 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police backpack march championships 1938 Lübeck
This plate was awarded to the second, third and fourth of the main event.
1938 The Reichsführer SS and chief of the German police –
The winner – police championships 1938 Oberjoch
This plate was awarded to the winner of one of the 21 competitions.
1938 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police Five-way Championships 1938 Wuppertal
This plate was awarded to the second, third and fourth of one of the four competitions.
1939 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police Athletics Championships 1939 Frankfurt / O
Plate with gold rim
This plate was awarded to the winner of one of the 22 competitions.
1939 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police Athletics Championships 1939 Frankfurt / O
This plate was awarded to the participants in one of the 22 competitions.
1939 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police backpack march championships 1939 Frankfurt / O
1939 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police Ski Championships 1939 Kitzbühel
Plate with gold rim
This plate was awarded to the winner of one of the 21 competitions.
1939 The Reichführer SS and Chief of the German Police – Honorary Award –
Police Ski Championships 1939 Kitzbühel
This plate was awarded to the second, third and fourth of one of the 21 competitions.
1939 The winner
The commander of the Poznan Ordnance Police
Honoury Price Plate - Police Athletics Championship 1938 Lübeck <> ESC key closes zoom preview!

Honoury Price Plate – Police Athletics Championship 1938 Lübeck

The competition took place from June 18-21, 1938. This plate with gold rim was presented to the winner in one of the twenty-two competitions. The lettering has a green color that borders on the top and bottom of the concave plate. The Third Reich police eagle is made of bisque.