Moscow Police School, graduation or commemorative badge, 1970s-80s.
Aluminum, paint; 38.3 x 26.8 mm. Better quality than most similar anniversary awards, with raised 3-dimensional profile to the shield and the state emblem. In excellent condition.
Although the official date of the establishment of this school is 1949, it actually had gone through several reincarnations prior to that, starting from the Moscow Command School of People's Police in 1918. Since mid 1950s, it specialized in training criminal investigators, forensic experts and OBKhSS officers.