length "Prince Albert" Coat, with Double row of Brass Buttons
was introduced in 1854 and worn until 1910.
began wearing long Hip Length Coats with a single row of brass buttons.
single brass button coat worn with regular Cross over "Sam Brown"
leather gear. Also worn was the 5 point Hat. A change in policy allowed
the officer to wear gun on the outside of his uniform.
In the 1960's
Officers were no longer required to wear coats as in the past. The shirts
were gray with dark Epaulettes and pocket flaps. This design was worn until
Female Officer's uniform of the day was a skirt. Officer seen here with
white "WAVE" head cover.
1972 all officers except the Chief and Assistant Chiefs went to the same
style of navy blue uniform: Five star hat, shirt, and pants. Female officers
stopped wearing the White "WAVE" hat in 1974.