Social Sciences

There Are Several Reasons Why Police Officers Wear Blue Uniforms

Police officers and the color blue go together like fire trucks and the color red. But why blue for the officers? The first reason is simple: A navy blue uniform hides stains and marks better than a lighter color would. Blue also helps officers camouflage into the night when sneaking up on bad guys. But that's not all. Learn more in the video below.

Why Police Stereotypically Wear Blue

1. It doesn't show stains like lighter colors would.

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There's a lot of debate about this right now.

How To Become A Police Officer

Want to wear the blue?

Written by Curiosity Staff October 3, 2016

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