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P1000809-1_max50

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Posted about 7 years ago

 

I am currently on Active duty in the Navy and i was told that when you become a Peace Officer you are authorized to wear your military ribbons on your uniform. IS this correct cause i have never heard of it. please shed some light on this.

Ltsh1_max50

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

I've never heard about it or seen it done. It is not allowed in the NYPD (although I think it should be allowed, as long as they don't get in the way). Obviously you can't wear ribbons around your neck for safety reasons, but I don't see why you can not wear medals above your shield or on the opposite side of your shield. Every department has different rules. Check with the department that you plan to join.

Me_dave_max50

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

I've never seen it either. I don't think they would all fit. BTW doc, thanks for your service. I spent time in the sandbox of Iraq and yall have a tuff job.

91101_remeberance_max50_max50

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

Depends on the agency. Ours allows a branch service pin on the shirt or vest cover.

0930121924_max50

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

The only medals that can be worn on the Kentucky State Police uniforms are Our own awards. A couple of years ago I got the IACP Trooper of the Year award for the South region, and they didn't want me to me the award pin either. I think if it's a small pin, award bar or pin, then you should be able to wear it, and be proud of it as well. All agencies are different.


I love each day like its my last! Why do we are have to be so serious?

P1000809-1_max50

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

The reason why i ask is because i was watching a TV show the other day and saw quit a few Police Officers in their dress uniorm and they where wearing Military Ribbons. Thank you for all your help in answering this.