Illustrated timeline: Policing in the US

From British institutions to dark blue uniforms, police milestones are pictured and explained


By PoliceOne Staff

Criminal Justice Degrees blog posted a timeline of policing in the United States, including its British roots, the evolution of officers' titles and duties, milestones in police technology, and a quick history of the dark blue — or light blue, as was the case in 1960s New York — uniform.

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A Timeline of Police in the U.S.

 

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