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Old 24-09-21, 12:38 PM
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Hi All,

I've just got these items and was wondering if anyone can help identify them.

I was thinking they might have been worn by civilian police working in Bosnia but that's just a guess.

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Old 24-09-21, 12:59 PM
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The UK Police badge wasn't in use by UK Police in Bosnia by 2000, presumably it was at some point after then, it was in wear by UK Police in East Timor by 2003.
(The British police contingents wouldn't have become UK Police until 1999 when Scottish forces and the RUC joined the English and Welsh forces who were already providing personnel).

I saw the "Forensic" badge for sale about a week ago and checked with someone who'd been in the UK Police Contigent in Bosnia, he checked with some other ex- Contingent members but they hadn't seen it before.

UK Police Contingent badge in wear, UNMISET, 2003-04.
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Old 24-09-21, 01:33 PM
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Found a Kosova 2000 patch.

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Old 24-09-21, 04:37 PM
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Thanks for the help everyone, any idea about the brassard?

Michael
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Old 24-09-21, 05:43 PM
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'Fraid not, perhaps UK civilian experts in non-military or police, fire service, prison service, ambulance service etc roles?

Looks rather military though (if not that similarity re. colour and the crown is a bit disconcerting, it would suggest the civilian is armed forces).

I hav'nt seen such a brassard before.
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Old 24-09-21, 05:51 PM
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Thanks Leigh,

It is the usual military shade of olive green and I was assuming the person held the equivalent appointment / status of a Major.

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Found a Kosova 2000 patch.

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Not really telling you much that isn't obvious from the design of the badge and wording, but I'm told worn by British Forensic Team members working with the Norwegian Forensec Unit.
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