September 07, 2010
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SF police: Out of the gray and into the blue

Police uniforms in SF turned blue in 1878 because cops were being insulted as Southern sympathizers

By Robert O'Brien
San Francisco Chronicle

SAN FRANCISCO — Frequently in research I have come across the phrase "wearing the Gray." It has always been applied to policemen, and has invariably carried with it the connotation of esteem or veneration.

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