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There Are Several Reasons Why Police Officers Wear Blue Uniforms

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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.

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