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Badge - Help the Police Beat Yourself Up, Australia, 1990s Object Reg. No: HT 3449

Summary:
This badge, 'Help the police Beat yourself up', alternatively known as a button, was made to protest against police brutality and dates from the mid-1990s. The slogan is well known and widely used.
Description:
This is a small metal badge in black, white and yellow. Along with yellow text a hand is depicted holding a truncheon. There is a pin on back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Crispin Howarth, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 33 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: police, protests
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Peace
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Text obverse: HELP THE POLICE/ BEAT YOURSELF UP
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1990s

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