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Frank_at_work_max50

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Posted almost 7 years ago

 

I have a question about Chicago PD patches:
I have two patches, one with a blue border and white background and the other with a gold border and white background. Each as a spot in the center about the size of a quarter. I have two small patches, each with a number in them. One has a white border and a blue background (6) and the other has a gold border and a blue background (8). On each the number is in white.

I’m assuming that the number indicates a prescient, and is sown onto the shoulder patch to identify where in the city the officer is assigned.

What is different about the gold and blue borders?

I believe that the patch is worn on one shoulder and the Illinois flag on the other. Is that correct? Which patch goes where?

P5280061_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 7 years ago

 

I'm prety sure that the ones with to gold border repesent higher ranks light Lt. and other and the blue repesents officer and so one. Im not sure but I think thats it.

Frank_at_work_max50

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Thanks Garrett, that makes sense. I now that the supervisors wear white shirts.

Does anybody know about the 6 & 8, and which patch is worn where?

P5280061_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 7 years ago

 

Just a guss but it could show how many years of the force.

Adp_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 7 years ago

 

Hey buddy, Yes the gold border is for the boss' shirts, and the blue ,the line officers. The white border might be an outdated one for the boss'. They wear the CPD patch on the left shoulder, and the Chicago city flag on the right shoulder, I believe. Not the american flag, because Chicago thinks it's not only seperate from the state of Illinois, but the United States as well. LOL (We're better off, trust me).

Frank_at_work_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 7 years ago

 

I jut fond another Chicago patch! This one is octagon shaped, has a blue border and white background with the city seal in the center. The other two patches are triangular shaped and have the interchangeable numbers in the center.

The flag patch that I have has gold border and two pale blue horizontal stripes and four red 6-ponit stars. Do they refer to the Communist party? Is that the city flag?

If anyone needs to see them I can I’ll post them on my bio.
Thanks.

Badge2_max50

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Rate This | Posted almost 7 years ago

 

The once that have the #'s are older style the #'s are the districts if you want email me and I can send you the different versions I got