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26th February 2002: Changing Uniform After 200 Years

 

Strathclyde Police Officers
Strathclyde Police Officers demonstrate the new uniform (Image from Strathcylde Police web site)

A new style uniform which is more suited to the demands of modern policing and heralds the first major change in the police uniform in more than two hundred years, was launched by Strathclyde Police on Tuesday 26 February 2002.

The new-look police attire – which includes an open-necked blue shirt and black cargo trousers – has been designed to meet the officers’ needs and to contribute to the effectiveness of the police uniform. A similar style of police uniform has been in place since the UK’s oldest force (City of Glasgow Police) was formed in 1800, and Strathclyde will be the first force in Scotland to move away from that trend, starting with the exclusion of the black tie.

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