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California Attorney General Recalls Honorary Badges

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California Attorney General Recalls Honorary Badges

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California Attorney General Recalls Honorary Badges

California Attorney General Recalls Honorary Badges

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California Attorney General Jerry Brown is recalling honorary badges.

Those honorary shields and stars resemble official law enforcement badges. Brown's office has declared the practice of distributing honorary badges illegal.

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