7/7/17 - This is an original, and rare Police German Kripo Badge/Disk. These were worn and used by German detectives during WW2. The detective division was called the Staatliche Kriminalpolizei or "Kripo". There were three types of badges/disks used by the Germans: Gestapo, Staatliche Kripo and Gemeinde Kripo. Staatliche is the state level (this badge), and Gemeinde was the local level. This is guaranteed original and authentic from WW2. Excellent condition.