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Listed below are upcoming shows or events of interest to collectors of Police, Fire, Military and other Law Enforcement Memorabilia.


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CA - 38th Annual Porky D. Swine Police Memorabilia Show

DATE: SATURDAY, January 18, 2020 
LOCATION: Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711
TIME: 8:00am-3:00pm
HOSTED BY:  Claremont Police Department
SETUP: Table setup starts at 7:30am
TABLES: $50.00 EACH (includes one admission ticket)
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Chief Dennis Smith; dennis@theporkyshow.com
Nick Cardaras; nick@theporkyshow.com 
All proceeds benefit the Claremont Police Explorers Post.

DESCRIPTION: California's longest running patch and badge police collectibles swap meet. Displays only may be placed free of charge on the stage area.  There will be a display contest, food, drinks and lots of fun.  Badges-patches-toy police cars-buckles-photos-historical documents-hats-helmets-cuffs-antique batons-mini badges-T-shirts-pins and more! 

HOSTS: The Claremont Police Department; Chief Dennis B. Smith - dennis@theporkyshow.com; Nick Cardaras - nick@theporkyshow.com

WEB SITE:  www.porkydswine.com

DIRECTIONS: From all areas take I-10 (San Bernardino Freeway) to Indian Hill Blvd. Go North approximately 2 1/2 miles on Indian Hill Blvd. to Taylor Hall - or - From the 210 (Foothill) Freeway exit Towne Avenue, go North one block turning East on Baseline Road to South on Indian Hill Blvd. to show location. Exclusive hotel for event is the Doubletree, 555 W. Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711 (reg $239 to $309 a night just $102 a night for the show).  Click on this link to make your reservations: www.doubletreeclaremont.com Enter Group/Convention code PMB.

OH - 1st Annual Southeastern Ohio Police Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday, March 16, 2019
LOCATION: Athens City Rec Center, 701 E. State Street, Athens, OH 45701
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY: Clay Lowing, cl1237@gmail.com or Andy Watson aawatson@icloud.com
SETUP TIME: 8:00 AM
TABLE COST: $15 for first, $10 for additional tables
ADMISSION COST: Free - Doations accepted at door
INFORMATION:  Open to law enforcement professionals and known collectors only.Free admission to unifromed on duty officers.




CA - Doug Messer 49′er Public Safety and Military Collectors Show

DATE: Sauturday, February 25, 2020
LOCATION: Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall, Roseville, CA
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY:  International Police Association (IPA) Region 29 and the Roseville American Legion Alyn W Butler – Post 169.
SETUP TIME: 8:00 AM
TABLE COST:
$30 / $15
ADMISSION COST: Free 
INFORMATION:  The show is named in memory of Doug Messer, one of the original hosts of the show, who passed away in October 2009. Show hosts are Mike Lynch, Brian Smith and Phil Jordan.  The show is a fund raiser for the Ranger Foundation, the California Law Enforcement Historical Society (CLEHS), and the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS).There are 47, eight foot by 30 inch tables available for collectors at $30.00 each. Display tables are $15.00 each. To ensure your requested table placement, reserve your table early. Free Admission. Table holders only setup starts at 0800. American Legion Post 169 Boy Scout Troop 11 will provide food and beverages for sale.
Awards will be presented to the top four displays.  For more information visit the even page at:  http://calbadgeshows.com/roseville/
HOSTS: International Police Association (IPA) Region 29 and the Roseville American Legion Alyn W Butler – Post 169.

CA - Roseville, California ' Doug Messer 49'er' Public Safety and Military Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Location: Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall, 110 Park Dr, Roseville, CA
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY:  Mike Lynch, Brian Smith and Phil Jordan
SETUP TIME: 8 AM
TABLE COST:
$30
ADMISSION COST:
$5
INFORMATION:
The show is named in memory of Doug Messer, one of the original hosts of the show, who passed away in October 2009. Show hosts are Mike Lynch, Brian Smith and Phil Jordan. The show is a fund raiser for the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) and is sponsored by the International Police Association (IPA) Region 29 and the Roseville American Legion, Alyn W Butler – Post 169. There are 47, eight foot by 30 inch display tables available at $30.00 each. To ensure your requested table placement, reserve your table early. Walk-in donations are $5.00 per person. Show time is 0900 -1400. Table holders only setup starts at 0800. American Legion Post 169 Boy Scout Troop 11 will provide food and beverages for sale. Awards will be presented to the top four displays. Click here for table reservations.

The Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall is located at 110 Park Drive, Roseville. From Sacramento, take I-80 East toward Reno, then take Douglas Blvd West exit, number 103B, off Interstate 80. Proceed west on Douglas Blvd, turn right on South Lincoln St, left on Sutter Av, left on Park Drive to the Veterans Memorial Hall. 

Questions about the show should be directed to: Mike Lynch P.O. Box 3212 Bowman, CA 95604-3212 Phone 530-305-1166
E-mail: Mike Lynch lynch3212@gmail.com (Checks for table reservations should be made out to Mike Lynch.)

HOSTS: Mike Lynch, Brian Smith and Phil Jordan
DIRECTIONS:
The Fairfield Inn at 1910 Taylor Road, Roseville, 916-772-3500, is offering a show rate of $85.00, plus tax, so reserve your room early! The reservation code for the show is “DMSS”, the show rate is only valid until February 5, 2016. To reach the Fairfield Inn, take the Eureka Road exit, number 105A, off Interstate 80. 

MD - Mid Atlantic Regional Police Collectors Extravaganza

DATE: Saturday, April 6, 2019
LOCATION: The Elks Lodge, 6700 Kennilworth Ave., Riverdale, MD 20737
TIME: 10 AM - 5 PM
HOSTED BY:  The Elks Lodge
SETUP TIME: 8 AM - 10 AM
TABLE COST: $23
ADMISSION COST: $5
INFORMATION:  For infomation or reservations contact Andy Ferraro, 240-723-0507
HOSTS: Andy Ferraro, 240-723-0507
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MI - 35'th Detroit & Area Police and Fire Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday, April 6, 2019
LOCATION: UFCW Union Hall 876 Horace Brown Dr, Madison Heights, MI 48071-1821
TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
HOSTED BY:  
SETUP TIME: 7 AM
TABLE COST:
$25
ADMISSION COST: $5, children under 12 free
INFORMATION:  This is a closed show: You must be a know collector or have valid police/ fire ID or accompany one of the above to be admitted to the show. Current style badges may NOT be bought, sold or traded at the show or on the property. Failure to comply with this policy may result in expulsion from the show and possible exclusion from future shows. Displays which contain current badges MUST be marked as "Display Only'
HOSTS: Contacts: Table Reservations: Dave Loar, 2547 Astoria Blvd., Howell, MI 48843-7653, (517) 404-9781, cdloar@hotmail.com
Information: Mike Duvall, (586) 709-6891, Duvallm70@yahoo.com, Todd Hansen, 2933hansen@gmail.com, Bill Pace, wpace423@aol.com
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CA - 28th Annual Emergency Vehicle Show & 33rd Northern California Law Enforcement Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday October 5, 2019 
LOCATION: City of Ripon Community Center, 334 W 4th Street, Ripon, CA 95366
TIME: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
HOSTED BY:  The International Police Association (IPA) Region 29 and the Ripon Police Department
SETUP TIME: 8AM
TABLE COST: $15 & $30
ADMISSION COST: $Free
INFORMATION: Both shows are fund raisers for the Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS), the California State Parks Anniversay Committee, the California Law Enforcement Historical Society (CLEHS) and the Ripo Police VIPS.  Visit event page for more details; http://calbadgeshows.com/ripon/
QUESTIONS: 
SHOW: Mike Lynch; lynch3212@gmail.com - 530-613-4732
VEHICLE SHOW: Darryl Lindsay; inpursuitmppd@yahoo.com
DIRECTIONS: calbadgeshows.com/locations/

Canada - Windsor Police Insignia Collectors Meet

DATE: Saturday, June 29, 2019
LOCATION: Central Park Athletics, 3400 Grand Marais Road, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
HOSTED BY:
  International Police Association, Canada, Region 11
SETUP TIME: 8:00 am 
TABLE COST: $10
ADMISSION COST: $3
INFORMATION: Badge, patches, challenge coins, die cast cars, pins and police, fire and EMS collectibles. Prizes awarded for Best Patch, Best Badge, Best Overall Display and Farthest Distance Travelled. Windsor's First Annual Show. Payment by eTransfer. For more information contact: ipaR11patchshow@hotmail.com 
HOSTS: International Police Association, Canada, Region 11
DIRECTIONS:

TX - 2019 National Police Collectors Show

DATE: Thursday, July 11 through Saturday, July 13, 2019
LOCATION: Irving Texas Convention Center, 500 West Las Colinas Blvd, Irving Texas
TIME: 
HOSTED BY:  
SETUP TIME: 
TABLE COST: $85
ADMISSION COST: 
INFORMATION: For more information visit the event page at http://www.policenational2019.com  The show hosts have agreements with three hotels. The main show hotel is the Texican Court Hotel (Link Here). It is brand new and is directly across the street from the show site, the Irving Convention Center.  The second hotel is the Westin Irving Convention Center (Link Here). It also is brand new and across the street from the show site.  The third hotel is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Irving Convention Center-Los Colinas (Link Here). This hotel is not within walking distance to the show site but offers a free shuttle and free hotel parking. The official show badge of the 2019 National Police Show can be purchased from the show sponsors on Ebay. CLICK HERE to go to the Ebay ad page. For any questions about the 2019 National Police Collectibles Show please call or email. 2019 National Police Collectibles Show, Attn: Roderick Janich, 616 Hampton Drive, Rockwall, TX 75087. Phon: 972-771-5952, Email: 2019nationalpoliceshow@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS:
 

OH - 2019 Central Ohio Police Insignia Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday August 24, 2019
LOCATION: FOP Lodge, 6800 Schrock Hill Court, Columbus, OH 43229
TIME: 8AM - 3PM
HOSTED BY:
FOP Lodge, JJ Meade & Bruce Muraco
SETUP TIME: 7AM
TABLE COST: $20
ADMISSION COST: Free
INFORMATION: This is a closed show. Please vouch for your invited collector friends or have them bring law enforcement ID. For more information email JJ. Mead at cluesrus@sbcglobal.net

IL - Annual Mabas 19 Peotone Fire & Police Swap Meet

DATE: Saturday March 17, 2019
LOCATION: Will County Fairgrounds, Atrium Building, 710 West Street, Peotone, IL
TIME: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
HOSTED BY:
Pat Holoman & Jerry Dole
SETUP TIME: 7:00 AM
TABLE COST: $35
ADMISSION: $5
INFORMATION: Antiques, collectibles, artwork, toys, emergency lights, sirens, radio equipment, books, apparel, etc. Food concessions available, for more information contact: Pat Holohan at holohanpat@att.net (cell 815-932-9877) or Jerry Dole at acdole@yahoo.com (815-739-3486)
HOSTS: Pat Holoman & Jerry Dole
DIRECTIONS: Located just south of Chicago this is the largest show of its type in Illinois.  Find on Facebook as Mabas 19 Fire & Police Swap Meet.

AZ - Mesa-Phoenix Law Enforcement Collectible Show

DATE: SATURDAY – JUNE 1st, 2019
LOCATION: Windemere Hotel & Conference Center, 5750 E. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85207  PHONE #: 1-800-888-3561 / 480- 985-3600
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY: Jim & Shirley Ward
SETUP TIME: 8 AM
TABLE COST: $30
ADMISSION COST: $4, kids free
INFORMATION: LOCATION: WINDEMERE HOTEL & RESORT CENTER 5750 E. MAIN STREET, MESA, ARIZONA 85205 PHONE #: 1-800-888-3561 / 480- 985-3600, *special room rates of $ 49.00 for rooms reserved for the show even if before or after show. Call and mention Police Collectible Rates. If enough people reserve rooms, will have a “Pre-show” get together at the Hotel. Hotel has a website to see the facilities: www.windemerehotelmesa.com TABLES: 45 tables are available. Tables are $ 30.00 and need to be PREPAID! ** SEND PAYMENT TO: Jim Ward, 7757 E. Caballero Circle, Mesa, AZ 85207 ADMISSION: $ 4.00 DONATION – KIDS FREE * 1 TABLE HOLDER ASSISTANT IS FREE! Email if questions: ward5901@yahoo.com Phone 480-699-4559 (home); cell phone is 419-656-4115. The last show was SOLD OUT. Show was well attended with a nice mixture of law enforcement collectible items. Show is being hosted by Jim & Shirley Ward. Jim is retired Chief of Police from Ohio now residing in Mesa, AZ. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Hope to have another great show. Nice location with pool/hot tub; bring your family and make a weekend getaway. Jin says, "This 6th Police collectible show that I have hosted, all 5 have been sold out. Last years was the largest so far in tables (58) and walki n numbers were double. good Variety of Badge and Patch collectors. Many Great Displays were present."

MO - ILEETA Police Collectors Show

DATE: Sunday, March 17, 2019
LOCATION: Ileeta Conference & Expo, St.Louis Union Station Hotel, 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103
TIME: 1:00p,-5:00pm
HOSTED BY: The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
SETUP:
TABLES: $15.00 EACH (donation to COPS)
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00 donation to COPS
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Tom Engelmann, 315-569-7212,  tjengelmann@cazenovia.edu

DESCRIPTION: You must be an ILEETA member to attend. The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association will be sponsoring a Police Memorabilia Collectors Show during its annual training conference.  The show starts at 1pm and ends at 5pm. A $5 donation will be requested at the door. A $15 donation will be requested for a table. All proceeds will be donated to Concerns of Police Survivors. If you have any questions or wish to reserve a table contact Tom Engelmann at 315-569-7212 or at tjengelmann@cazenovia.edu

CA - 34th Northern California Law Enforcement Collectors Show and the Menlo Park and Ripon Police Emergency Vehicle Show and Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair

DATE: Saturday, October 5, 2019
LOCATION: Rippon Community Center, 312 West 4th Street, Rippon, CA.
TIME: 9 AM - 1 PM
HOSTED BY:  Brian Smith & Mike Lynch (Darryl Lindsay will host the vehicle show)
SETUP TIME: 8:00AM
TABLE COST: $30
ADMISSION: $5
INFORMATION:  The shows are fund raisers for the Concerns of Police Survivors, Rippon Police VIPS, Rippon Police Expllorers and the Menlo Park Police Cadets. The shows are sponsored by the International Police Association and the Rippon Police Department. The Fairfield Inn, 4342 Salida Blvd, in Modesto is the host hotel. There is a special room rate for collectors. Please use the reservation code "Law Enforcement Show". The hotel may be contacted on 209-542-7800
Lynch and Smith will host a pre-show get together on Friday October 4, from 5 to 6:00 PM at the Fairfield Inn first floor conference room. Tables can be reserved and paid for on the website www.calbadgeshows.com Checks for table reservations should be made payable to Mike Lynch and mailed to Mike Lynch, PO Box 3212, Bowman, CA 95604-3212. 530-613-4732, lynch3212@wavecable.com Car show information is available from Lindsay on 650-743-4486 or inpursuitmppd@yahoo.com
HOSTS: Brian Smith & Mike Lynch (Darryl Lindsay will host the vehicle show)
DIRECTIONS:

NY/NJ - Metropolitan Police & Fire Collectors Show

DATE: Sunday, April 7, 2019
LOCATION: Hasbrouk Heights Hilton, 650 Terrace Ave, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 
TIME: 9AM - 3PM
HOSTED BY:  
SETUP TIME: 8:00AM
TABLE COST: $50 includes one admission
ADMISSION: $5 Wives, girlfriends and children under 12 admitted free.
INFORMATION:  Public Safety Professionals or bonafide Collectors to be admitted. ID Required. For more information, tables or hotel info call 201-785-7792 or email nynjpcs@gmail.com
HOSTS: 
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FL - FLORIDA GULF COAST POLICE / FIRE BADGE & PATCH COLLECTOR'S SHOW

DATE: Saturday, March 16, 2019
LOCATION:  Greenbriar Club House, 2013 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33763
TIME: 8 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY:  John Radcliffe
SETUP TIME: 7 AM
TABLE COST: $20
ADMISSION COST: $FREE
INFORMATION: For more information contact John Radcliffe, Home-727-733-5076, Cell-727-900-3661, email: Johndrjr52@verizon.net
DIRECTIONS:
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OH - Southeastern Ohio Police Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday, March 16, 2019
LOCATION:  Athens City Rec Center, 701 East State, St. Athens, Ohio
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY:  Clay Lowing & Andy Watson
SETUP TIME: 8 AM
TABLE COST: $15
ADMISSION COST: Donations accepted at the door.
INFORMATION: For more information contact Clay Lowing at cl1237@gmail.com or Andy Watson at aawwatson@icloud.com
DIRECTIONS:
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ONTARIO - Peel Regional Police Show

DATE: Saturday, June 27, 2019
LOCATION:  Peel Regional Police Association Building, 10675 Mississauga Road, Brampton, Ontario
TIME: 8 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY:  Steven VanSegglen
SETUP TIME: 7 AM
TABLE COST: 
ADMISSION COST: 
INFORMATION: For more information contact Steven at Peeler785@rogers.com or 905-609-4832
DIRECTIONS:
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MA - Bay State Police Collectors Show

DATE: Sunday, May 5, 2019
LOCATION:  31 Franklin Street, Fall River, Massachusetts, 02720
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY:  Gary Smith and Barb Haven
SETUP TIME: 8:45 AM
TABLE COST: $17
ADMISSION COST: $7
INFORMATION: New England's premier police collectible show. Patches, badges, challenge coins, road champs, and much much more! Tables not occupied by 10AM will be resold with NO refunds. There are a limited number of tables so please contact us to reserve your table. Law Enforcement officers and known collectors only please, LE Credentials may be checked at the door. We will have coffee, donuts, hot dogs and beverages for purchase. For more information contact Gary Smith at grs1908@aol.com or Barb Haven at masspatches@gmail.com 
DIRECTIONS:
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QUEBEC - Montreal Area Police-Fire-EMS Collectibles Show

DATE: Saturday, May 11 2019
LOCATION:  Champlain College Saint-Lambert, 900 Rue Riverside, Saint-Lambert, Quebec
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY:  Wayne Lord
SETUP TIME: 8 AM
TABLE COST: $10
ADMISSION COST: $5
INFORMATION: General Public Welcome. For more information, please contact Wayne Lord (ret-RCMP) at waynelord@videotron.ca 
DIRECTIONS:
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OH - Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Police Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday, May 19 2019
LOCATION:  DoubleTree by Hilton – Cleveland Downtown - 1111 Lakeside Ave. East, Cleveland, OH 44114
TIME: 10 AM - 3 PM
HOSTED BY:  John Kasinecz and Dave
SETUP TIME: 9 AM
TABLE COST: Exhibitors - $10, Vendors $25
ADMISSION COST: $5
INFORMATION: For more information or questions contact Dave at 440-821-7483 or call 440-821-7483, or email at CollectorsShow@policememorialsociety.org 
DIRECTIONS:
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MO - Heart of the Ozarks Police (Branson, MO) Police Collectors Show

DATE: Friday & Saturday, June 14 & 15 2019
LOCATION:  Camden Hotel and Conference Center, 275 Tanger Blvd., Branson, Missouri 65616
TIME: June 14 - 12 9M - 4 PM / June 15 - 8 am - 4 pm
HOSTED BY:  Tom Breene, Jim Post & Terry Bible
SETUP TIME: 9 AM
TABLE COST: $15
ADMISSION COST: Free
INFORMATION: Free Admission. Display Contest & Awards, Discounts at Area Venues. 75 6' tables available @ $15 each, Checks, PayPal, Major Credit Cards Accepted. For more information: For Show Info: Jim Post, kopkars@arkansas.net  479-253-6333, for Area Info: Terry Bible, terry.bible264@gmail.com 417-527-1598, and for Tables: Tom Breen, mshp297@hotmail.com 573-864-4736
DIRECTIONS:
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OH - Central Ohio Police Insignia Collectors Show

DATE: Saturday, August 24, 2019
LOCATION:  Copper Lodge Hall at FOP Lodge 9, 6800 Schrock Hill Court, Columbus, Ohio  43229
TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
HOSTED BY:  JJ Mead and Bruce Muraco
SETUP TIME: 9 AM
TABLE COST: $20
ADMISSION COST: $5
INFORMATION: This is a CLOSED show. Please vouch for your invited collector friends or have them bring law enforcement ID.
DIRECTIONS:
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