Here is the next installment of my latest series of German police patches. The patch we are viewing today is a uniform patch from Hessen Polizei, the German State Police of Hessen. It dates to the 1975 to 1988 time frame. Prior to 1975, the patches were oval, instead of shield shaped like this one.
Here is the album of close up photos:
Here is an interesting archive photo showing an example of the new style Hessen Polizei, ID card, and patch: