Chicago Police DepartmentUniform and Property U06-01-29
Ballpoint Pen
Issue Date:26 August 2019Effective Date:26 August 2019
Rescinds:U2.0112
Index Category:Uniform and Equipment Specifications
I.Ballpoint Pen
  • A.DESIGN:
    Pocket-type writing instrument with a non-warping metal, wood or plastic cased barrel, capable of making sharp, skip-free legible carbon copies, containing a high visibility ink.
  • B.CONSTRUCTION:
    • 1.The ink is to be black or dark blue and resistant to smearing, transfer, and fading.
    • 2.The pen may be of the reusable or disposable type and will incorporate its ink supply in a non-reusable cartridge.
    • 3.The pen may have a retractable or non-retractable point, and will come equipped with a point cap if it is of non-tractable type.
Eddie T. Johnson
Superintendent of Police
15-020 JJR