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Challenge Coin Ideas Right and Wrong

There has been a lot of press lately about offensive challenge coins. Mostly they are simply the result of some poor attempt at humor. Almost none are actually produced for legitimate First Responders but rather for groups attempting to associate themselves with responsible first responder departments. For example, a coin with the Phoenix Police Department name circulated depicting a protester being shot with a pepper ball in the groin. Other coins have used stereotypes to depict or describe members of society.

While these are the extremes, it is important always be aware that anything that carries your department’s name will be the way your department is viewed and we are all often seen based on the actions of a few.

On a more positive note Challenge Coins are an amazing way to introduce your department to the public and to build support outside and inside the organization. At we have helped create many philosophies of how challenge coins and embroidered patches are used in public relations campaigns to build trust and to show leadership.

Group collage of Military, Firefighter and Police Challenge Coins with great design elements.


Challenge Coins that Inspire

When the Pell City Police in Alabama decided to create a Challenge Coin for their Sergeants, they took the time to make sure the coin was impressive and on target. While most forces will order 1.75” coins Pell went with a 2” for the most dramatic impact. As you can see the badge on the coin is 3D and vibrant colors are used both on the badge and the city emblem. These Police coins were also packaged in individual PVC coin sleeves to preserve the value and collectability. The Sergeants of Pell City can proudly use and display this fine memento of their very special Police Department and city.

Art Proof for Custom Police Challenge Coin Pell City PD.


The Pell City Police Department is to be a community and service focused organization with a daily moral obligation to protect our department, persons, property and the Gateway to Logan Martin, Pell City, Alabama. We will seek and continuously develop officers who will be leaders, role models, and servants to the community they serve. We will seek to develop a highly trained and prepared professional organization with the ethics, integrity, and dedication to enforce and follow the laws and ordinances as strictly defined by the courts as intended by the framers of the Constitution of the United States of America.


Chief's Challenge Coin Recognizing Excellence

Goodlettsville, TN Police Department have been using Chief’s Coins as a reward and sign of community involvement for several years. The coins are a way of recognizing Good Samaritans among the city's residents and beyond. The coins feature a badge design on one side and a motivational message on the other. Great work continues from this fine Police Department.

Art Proof for Custom Police Chief Challenge Coin Goodlettsville PD.


The Goodlettsville Police Department will continuously adapt and evolve with new law enforcement standards in order to provide the highest level of service and protection to our residents and the visitors of our community. We will strive to adhere to the highest standards and reflect the diversity of its community members. The people of our communities and members of the police department must be united in the commitment to address crime, violence and quality-of-life issues by engaging one another and all city agencies in problem-solving partnerships. It will be our goal to provide the best customer service possible to the residents and visitors of Goodlettsville through impartiality, integrity, dedication, courage and respect.

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Custom Challenge Coins Made Easy

Ready, Set, Go! Buy Challenge Coins!

At we are always available with ideas and suggestions that can help to make your program more efficient and effective. We have work with first responder departments across the nation and with years of experience our staff understands the demands and time restraints you work with every day and are always ready to offer a helping hand. This coupled with our own art department, top quality production team, fast delivery and great pricing makes your first and only choice.

Our team at Responders Pro is thrilled to work with our amazing clients to design and create totally original and custom first responder challenge coins, custom medallions & medals, custom lapel pins, belt buckles for:

· Police Departments, Sheriff Departments

· Law Enforcement Agencies

· Firefighter & Fire - Rescue Departments

· Military, Armed Forces, Air Forces, Coast Guard

· EMS & Rescue Services

· Community Celebrations and Events

· Corporations, Businesses

· Schools, Universities, Colleges

· Sporting Teams & Sporting Associations

Please contact our team for your free quote. Our custom made coins are designed to honor and recognize our First Responders. RespondersPro is extremely pleased to provide Our Special Offer for this outstanding Chief's Presentation Coin Display Box in Maple with warm, antique walnut finish and custom laser engraved plate.

We look forward to working with you to celebrate your outstanding achievements with your order First Responder Challenge Coins and Custom Patches. Logo, Contact Information, Phone Number and Email.

Author: Sinclair Williams

Sinclair Williams continues to work on the definitive novel of the generation all while coping with the struggles of everyday life. As he is always looking for new ideas for blogs and if you want to see your special Custom Challenge Coin in print please feel free to Contact Sinclair.


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