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The Department of Corrections, State of Nevada


Registration number 20061011A


This certifies that the heraldic arms of The Department of Corrections, State of Nevada are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Per chevron Or and Azure, in dexter chief a standing balance Azure, in sinister chief a blank map of Nevada Azure charged with eight mullets Or at the locations of the state's major correctional institutions, and in base the Nevada Battle Born badge proper.


Design rationale

The scales signify justice, the stars on the state map denote the 8 major correctional institutions, and the "Nevada Battle Born badge" commemorates Nevada becoming a state during the Civil War. The arms are displayed in a circlet Or inscribed with the words "Nevada Department of Corrections" Azure.

Registered by

Loren G. Chapulin

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State, US, N, C

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