Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer - Uniform Issue Collar Brass From The Nyc Pd
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Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer - Uniform Issue Collar Brass From The Nyc Pd:
style="text-decoration:none" height="21px" valign="middle" face="arial" P.D.UNIFORM ISSUE COLLAR BRASSHIGHWAY PATROLYOU ARE PURCHASING A FULL SET
(1 Winged-Wheel & 1-Spelled Out)
This is a genuine N.Y.C. P.D. Issued Regulation ItemThis is worn exclusively by the Highway Patrol Officersassigned to the Motorcycle UnitsThe Winged-Wheel is worn on the Left Collar
and the HIGHWAY PATROL is worn on the right collar.
History of the NYPD Highway Patrol
The NYPD Highway Patrol's origins begin in 1911 with the formation of the NYPD's first motorcycle squad, which was formed to meet the challenges of handling increasing traffic danger concomitant with the rise of automobile use. The unit—then simply known as the Motorcycle Squad—was enlarged as automobile traffic and speeding arose as major problems for the city, and in 1929, the unit was expanded to include armored motorcycles for use in anti-gang activities by the NYPD.
In 1933, the unit expanded to include a formally designated "Grand Central Parkway Motorcycle Squad" for patrol on a limited-access highway.
Until 1972, the unit remained primarily focused on the Motorcycle Squad, when in that year the motorcycle division was merged with the NYPD's Accident Investigation Squad to officially form the NYPD Highway Patrol. The Highway Patrol patch was created, however, five years later in 1977.Gold Plated with a screw-post-wheel attachmenton the spelled-out Brass
Double Rubber Grips & Nail attachmenton the winged-wheel Brass
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2.Insignia are presented as a decoration and do not indicate any sponsorship or approval of the City (or State or whatever) of New York”