Chicago Police DepartmentUniform and Property U06-01-18
Ammunition Pouch - Revolver
Issue Date:26 August 2019Effective Date:26 August 2019
Rescinds:U1.1314
Index Category:Uniform and Equipment Specifications
I.AMMUNITION POUCH—REVOLVER
This specification describes the prescribed ammunition pouch to be used by Department members who carry a Department-approved revolver.
  • a.DESIGN:
    The ammunition pouch will:
    • 1.be designed so as to be affixed to a 2 ¼ inch equipment belt.
    • 2.be specifically designed for and allow proper fitment of six revolver cartridges in the vertical position.
  • b.MATERIALS:
    • 1.Ammunition pouches may be constructed of leather or leather-like synthetic materials or a rigid composite material including, but not limited to, Kydex, Zytel or carbon-fiber.
    • 2.All hardware will be white or black metal.
  • c.COLOR:
    Black
  • d.CONSTRUCTION:
    Width: Approximately 3 inches
  • e.FINISH:
    The finish of the ammunition pouch will be black in color, free of ornamentation, wrinkles, or defects, and will be smooth without basket weave or high-gloss finish.
Eddie T. Johnson
Superintendent of Police
15-020 JJR