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About PC News

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Mission Statement

To encourage law enforcement insignia collectors and historians to purchase print subscriptions. To encourage print edition advertising by offering additional online exposure. To allow print subscribers to read newspaper online in addition to receiving the print edition. To create limited online-only content to enhance the website.

About PC News

PC News is the law enforcement collector and historian newspaper. Mike R. Bondarenko, a retired law enforcement officer and veteran police insignia hobbyist and historian, has published the newspaper since 1982.

PC News lists upcoming law enforcement collectible shows in the “Swap Meet Calendar." We also report on shows across the country. We feature new and interesting badges and emblems, interesting stories on police and sheriff museums and historic sites as well as historically significant collections and collectors. We keep you up to date on the latest hobby developments. And, much like other newspapers, we also include obituaries and tributes. 


Each issue also includes the California Police Historian -- the official publication of the California Law Enforcement Historical Society. This newsletter is included at no extra charge. It's an absolute must for California collectors and police historians!


PC News has advertisements offering collectibles for sale or trade and insignia show dates, locations and registration information. Our advertising rates are very reasonable. Remember, we are published by cops for cops. We are a not-for-profit publication and keep our subscription and advertising prices affordable.


PC News is published bimonthly with six editions a year. Each issue is 36 to 40 full-size pages. Many readers save each edition for future reference.

Testimonials from our readers:


PC News is the police collectors bible! Every issue is a must read.” – Pat, Ohio


PC News is the glue that holds our hobby together.” – Don, Saint Louis


PC News is the most trusted name in the hobby.” – Gary, California


“You publish all the news you can't find anywhere else. I can't wait for every issue.” – Bob, Kentucky


“It's the only paper I read cover to cover.” – Nick, Arizona

Mike Bondarenko - PC News
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