What is the meaning of the seven-pointed star that the police dept uses?greenspun.com : LUSENET : San Francisco History : One Thread
Wondering what is the meaning behind the seven-pointed star that the Police Dept uses. In Chicago their three stars stand for great events, such as the great fire and forget what the other two are. Anyhow, their police have that emblazoned on their cars, flags, etc.
-- Ben Diller (email@example.com), March 05, 2005
they stand for the 7 characteristcs needed to be a good police officer - courage, valor, bravery etc if you call the POA at 415 861-5060, they should be able to tell you. it is printed every so often if they monthly paper
-- mike dempsey (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 09, 2005.
According to SFPD's Inspector Harry Callahan (Star #2211), the seven points are all part of a unique method of easing rectal disfunction.
-- Larry Dickman (email@example.com), March 10, 2005.