THE UNIFORMS
HEADGEAR

The headgear of Glasgow Police evolved much the same as most UK Police forces. From the Top Hat through a number of helmet designs to the reluctant acceptance of the peaked cap as the primary item of headgear.
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HAT BADGES
The hat badges, which were introduced in the 1870's bore the Glasgow coat-of-arms until 1932 when the Standard Scottish crest was adopted. Badges worn on night duty were painted black to avoid light reflection.
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