Chicago Police DepartmentUniform and Property U06-01-19
Magazine Pouch - Semiautomatic Pistol
Issue Date:26 August 2019Effective Date:26 August 2019
Rescinds:U1.1315, U1.1318
Index Category:Uniform and Equipment Specifications
I.MAGAZINE POUCH—SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL
  • A.DESIGN:
    • 1.The magazine pouch will:
      • a.be designed so as to be affixed to a 2 ¼ inch equipment belt.
      • b.be specifically designed for and allow proper fitment of the semiautomatic pistol magazine
    • 2.Open-top magazine pouches will have one manually adjustable retention device allowing for proper tension adjustment to retain semiautomatic pistol magazines.
    • 3.Clip-on or back-paddle type magazine pouches are authorized for civilian-dress sworn members.
  • B.MATERIALS:
    • 1.Semiautomatic pistol magazine pouches may be constructed of leather, leather-like synthetic materials, woven nylon polymer, or a rigid composite material including, but not limited to, Kydex, Zytel or carbon-fiber depending upon style of duty belt.
    • 2.All hardware will be white or black metal.
  • C.COLOR:
    Black
  • D.FINISH:
    The finish of the magazine 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