Chicago Police DepartmentUniform and Property U06-01-33
Necktie and Tie Bar - Male and Female
Issue Date:18 December 2017Effective Date:18 December 2017
Rescinds:U14.0503, U14.0504
Index Category:Uniform and Equipment Specifications
I.NECKTIE AND TIE BAR - MALE AND FEMALE
  • A.NECKTIE
    • 1.DESIGN:
      Standard, knotted necktie for male and female members. The necktie may have a bend-over metal or plastic collar clip hook and a pre-tied knot, providing a "breakaway" feature when worn.
    • 2.MATERIALS:
      Natural or synthetic. Plain, tight woven cloth, with interlining.
    • 3.COLOR:
      Black
    • 4.CONSTRUCTION:
      • 1.Length: The necktie will be between 14 inches and 17 ½ inches in length from the bottom of the knot to the lowermost point of the tie, plus or minus ½ inch.
      • 2.Width: The necktie will not be less than 2 inches or more than 3 ½ inches measured at the widest point.
      • 3.Knot: Hand-tied or pre-tied four-in-hand slip knot, small Windsor knot, or half-Windsor knot.
      • 4.Finish: Dull, plain, without ornamentation and with finished edges.
  • B.TIE BAR
    • 1.DESIGN:
      Standard white metal alligator clasp tie bar that will not exceed the width of the necktie.
    • 2.COLOR:
      Silver
    • 3.CONSTRUCTION:
      • a.Height: 1/4 inches
      • b.Width: 2 to 2 ½ inches
      • c.Finish: Plain, without ornamentation
Eddie T. Johnson
Superintendent of Police
T17-054 CMF