Chicago Police DepartmentUniform and Property U06-04-10
Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Pin and Patch
Issue Date:12 December 2019Effective Date:12 December 2019
Rescinds:18 September 2019 version
Index Category:Uniform and Equipment Specifications
I.CHICAGO POLICE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION PIN
  • A.DESIGN:
    Multi-colored 2 inch wide by ½ inch high metal bar pin with dual clasp back worn to recognize the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. The Chicago Police Department Foundation Memorial pin is available for sworn and civilian members. The pin must be worn centered on the shirt left pocket flap ½ inch below the finished edge. On shirts without pocket flaps the pin will be worn ½ inch above the center of the left pocket. Outer garments with a flapped breast pocket will wear the pin centered ½ inch below the left side finished flap edge. Outer garments without a left side flapped pocket will wear the pin positioned centered ½ inch above the pocket edge.
  • B.MATERIAL:
    Cloisenne metal
  • C.COLOR:
    • 1.Medium blue top portion
    • 2.Black and white center checkerboard
    • 3.Dark blue bottom
    • 4.White lettering with silver Chicago Police Department Star
    • 5.Silver border.
  • D.CONSTRUCTION:
    • 1.Border will be 1/32 inch wide and nickel plated
    • 2.The top portion will be medium blue
    • 3.The words “CHICAGO POLICE” will be 1/8 inch high in white letters
    • 4.The Chicago Police star will be centered between the two words
    • 5.The checkerboard will be black and white alternating 3/16 inch high
    • 6.The bottom portion will be dark blue with white lettering 1/8 inch high which spell “MEMORIAL FOUNDATION”.
    • 7.The back of the bar will be nickel plated with a dual clutch-back fastener.
  • E.CHICAGO POLICE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION PATCH
    • 1.DESIGN
      Multi-colored 2 ¾ inch wide by 1 ¼ inch high patch worn to recognize the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. The Chicago Police Department Memorial Foundation Patch is available for sworn and civilian members. The patch must be worn centered on the shirt left pocket flap ½ inch below the finished edge on the approved standard black overshirt vest carrier.
    • 2.MATERIAL:
      100% embroidered coverage on twill fabric with 4C-standard thread colors.
    • 3.COLOR:
      All colors must be vat dyed to withstand laundering and dry cleaning. There shall be no running, bleeding, or fading of color. The border will be merrowed with a black edge, 1/8 inch overlap, so that there are no loose ends.
      • a.Medium blue top portion
      • b.Black and white center checkerboard
      • c.Dark blue bottom
      • d.White lettering with white Chicago Police Department Star shape
      • e.Black border.
    • 4.CONSTRUCTION
      • a.Border will be a stitched black border
      • b.The top portion will be medium blue
      • c.The words “CHICAGO POLICE” will be in white letters
      • d.The Chicago Police star will be centered between the two words “CHICAGO POLICE”
      • e.The checkerboard will be black and white
      • f.The bottom portion will be dark blue with white lettering which will spell “MEMORIAL FOUNDATION”.
(Items indicated by italics/double underline were revised or added.)
Charlie Beck
Interim Superintendent of Police
19-133 MJ