Saturday, July 1, 2017

Fact of the Day: Navy Blue Police

The reason navy blue is the most common color for police officers in the United States dates back to the 19th century when the police started to modernize. They were simply surplus Union uniforms left over from the American Civil War. 

9 comments:

RO said...

That's interesting info and makes sense. Hugs...

Pat Hatt said...

Whatever worked in the budget

Christine said...

Interesting.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I did not know this -- interesting fact!

Martha said...

I had no idea. Very interesting!

happyone said...

I too didn't know that.

stephen Hayes said...

Makes sense.

Huggybear said...

Very sensible - "waste not, want not".
Colin

Fundy Blue said...

Very cool fact, Adam. I've wondered about that a few times.