Chicago Police DepartmentUniform and Property U06-04-05
FTO Patch
Issue Date:18 September 2019Effective Date:18 September 2019
Rescinds:U9161.218
Index Category:Uniform and Equipment Specifications
I.FTO PATCH
  • A.DESIGN:
    Single chevron and single rocker designed patch with letters “FTO” to designate the position of field training officer.
  • B.MATERIALS:
    • 1.Wool/felt:
      • a.Felt: 70% / 30% wool/polyester, National Felt, midnight navy blue #WCFOO3.
      • b.Thread: 100% viscose rayon, 2-ply, vat dyed colorfast. Filtex #3165 dark blue; Robison-Anton #2335 ivory white.
      • c.Backing:
        • (1)White non-woven stabilizer: Sommers #5783 fusible.
        • (2)Laminate film backing: Bemis # 9385.005 clear.
    • 2.Polyester/cotton:
      • a.Patch: 65% / 35% polyester/cotton, Carabela, vat dye, light blue color #C1003.
      • b.Thread: 100% viscose rayon, 2-ply, vat dyed colorfast. Filtex #3003 royal blue; Filtex #8004 white; Filtex #3029 light blue.
      • c.Backing:
        • (1)White nonwoven stabilizer: Sommers #5783 fusible.
        • (2)Laminate film backing: Bemis #9385.005 clear.
  • C.COLOR:
    • 1.Wool/felt: Dark blue/white/dark blue
    • 2.Polyester/cotton: Royal blue/white/light blue
  • D.CONSTRUCTION:
    • 1.Wool/felt: The patch shall be designed with two embroidered stripes, of Filtex #3165 dark blue thread; the top stripe will be approximately ¼ inch in width; the bottom rocker stripe will be approximately 5/16 inch in width; both stripes will have an embroidered outline of Robison-Anton #2335 ivory white thread, approximately 1/16 inch in width, sewn on felt material. The total length of the top stripe is approximately 2 inches on either side of the vertical center and the total length of the bottom rocker stripe is approximately 2 ¾ inches. The entire outer border of the patch will be embroidered of Filtex #3165 dark blue thread, approximately 1/8 inch in width. The letters “FTO” will be embroidered of Robison-Anton #2335 ivory white thread, approximately 7/16 inch in height, sewn on felt material. The height of the patch at the highest point is approximately 3 7/8 inches and the width at the widest point is approximately 3 ¼ inches.
    • 2.Polyester/cotton: The patch shall be designed with two embroidered stripes of Filtex #3003 royal blue thread; the top stripe will be approximately ¼ inch in width; the bottom rocker stripe will be approximately 5/16 inch in width; both stripes will have an embroidered outline of Filtex #8004 white thread, approximately 1/16 inch in width, sewn on a light blue twill style material. The total length of the top stripe is approximately 1 7/8 inches on either side of the vertical center line, and the total length of the bottom rocker stripe is approximately 2 ½ inches. The entire outer border of the patch will have an embroidered outline of Filtex #3003 royal blue thread, approximately 1/8 inch in width. The letters “FTO” will be embroidered Filtex #3003 royal blue thread, approximately 3/8 inch in height, sewn on light blue twill material. The height of the patch at the highest point is approximately 3 9/16 inches and the width at the widest point is approximately 3 1/16 inches.
Eddie T. Johnson
Superintendent of Police
15-020 JJR