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Houston Police Department Challenge Coins

Enhanced Community Policing With Houston Police Department Challenge Coins


Since its founding in 1837, Houston has boomed into the fourth largest city in the U.S. It takes a special police force to keep the peace in such a populous city. Houston Police Department officers accomplish this monumental task with professionalism and a single-minded focus. According to its website, the mission of the HPD is “to enhance the quality of life in the City of Houston by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the U.S. Constitution to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment.” It’s this focus on working cooperatively with the community that continues to set Houston Police officers apart. The custom police challenge coins earned by the brave men and women of the HPD perfectly showcase their valor and compassion. 

For over 15 years, Signature Coins has provided custom law enforcement challenge coins to peacekeepers across the nation. Some of the largest police departments have turned to us to provide the highest acknowledgment they can to officers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty and earned special recognition for their service. We know that being a police officer is often a thankless job, and that’s why we work so hard to create a keepsake that our men and women in blue can be proud of. By choosing us for the creation of your custom Houston Police Department challenge coins, you’re showing your officers that you appreciate the work they do on this otherwise thankless job. 

Different Coins for Different Divisions

The city of Houston is home to roughly 2.3 million people. Providing law enforcement services to those citizens are 5,200 sworn law enforcement officers and 1,200 civilian support personnel. How does a department of 6,400 people manage to police 2.3 million? One tactic employed by the HPD is to “actively seek the involvement of citizens in all aspects of policing.” The HPD forges relationships with the citizens in the communities they patrol and makes keeping those communities safe everyone’s top priority. 

To best accomplish those goals, the Houston Police Department is broken up into the following divisions:

  • Air & Marine
  • Auto Theft
  • Burglary & Theft
  • Central Patrol
  • Criminal Intelligence
  • Emergency Communications
  • The Gang Division
  • The Homicide Division
  • The Juvenile Division
  • Kingwood Patrol
  • Major Assaults Family Violence
  • Mental Health Division
  • Office of Legal Services
  • The Narcotics Division
  • Psychological Services
  • The Robbery Division
  • Tactical Operations Division
  • Special Victims Division
  • Office of Technology Services

The officers serving in these and other divisions work hard to keep the citizens of Houston safe and to bring peace of mind to the families who have been victimized by crime. Each division, and even the units within those divisions, provides an opportunity for a custom HPD challenge coin. Because the day-to-day duties of the Narcotics Division differ from the duties of the Mental Health Division, the challenge coins created for the officers within each division are also different. 

At Signature Coins, we understand these fine distinctions. Our customer service specialists and team of artists work hard to make sure that your ideas and designs come to life on your custom challenge coins. If you’re ever stuck on a design element or need the advice of an expert, our specialists are always ready to provide a helpful suggestion to ensure you’re getting the best out of your coins. If you need some ideas to get started on the design of your Houston Police Department challenge coins, take a look at our coin gallery and get inspired. 


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Next Level Design Options for HPD Challenge Coins



When you choose Signature Coins for your challenge coin orders, you’ll get access to a wide range of coin customization options. Everything from the size and shape of your coins to the plating options will be up to you. While other organizations are fine with stopping at those basic design options, you can always take your HPD challenge coins to the next level with some of our more advanced customization options. 

Show off just how distinct the officers of the Houston Police Department are by adding these elements to your challenge coins:

Whichever options you choose, your Houston Police Department challenge coins are sure to stand out from the pack, and the officers who earn them will cherish them for life. 


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Orders With Heart From Signature Coins


In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Houston earned the nickname The Big Heart because of the way the citizens and first responders rushed to provide aid to the victims of the disaster. At Signature Coins, we look forward to honoring the city with The Big Heart by providing the very best in quality challenge coins. 

When you choose Signature Coins to process your order of HPD challenge coins, you’ll benefit from the following freebies:

  • Free Artwork and Quote on every order
  • Free Unlimited revisions so we can be sure to get the design perfect
  • Free UPS Air Priority Shipping
  • 14 Day Delivery upon completed orders 
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed on all orders

Partner with Signature Coins and show your Houston Police Department officers how much you appreciate their heart. 

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