16 Apr '18, 5am

Policemen in S’pore stopped wearing shorts after 1969. https://t.co/zKolYzzVRU

Front-line police officers will get new uniforms starting April 16, 2018. Advertisement This newest uniform design will keep the heat and humidity out. The new fabric of the uniform is 98 percent polyester and 2 percent spandex. Additionally, the old metallic buttons will be swapped out for concealed plastic buttons. The word “POLICE” will also be embroidered above the name tag. Photo courtesy of Singapore Police Force (SPF). Photo courtesy of SPF. Since the Singapore Police Force (SPF) began in 1819, the uniform has undergone many iterations and tweaks. Advertisement Early days of policemen The police force in Singapore goes as far back as 1819, when Singapore was founded. At that time, Farquhar was in charge of the new colony’s law and order, and a police force of slightly just over 10 staff was established. Uniform from late 1800s. Photo from SPF. As the trading port gr...

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