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Old 07-11-19, 08:08 PM
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Default USA regimental police brassard

Hi all, anyone got a photo of one of the above brassards. Thanks Andrew
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Old 07-11-19, 08:48 PM
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The only thing similar I have:
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Old 07-11-19, 10:32 PM
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Thanks for that photo. The reason I asked is because a royal Anglian rp and a USA rp swapped brassards. Then royal Anglian badges got fitted to the USA item. I just wondered what it started like
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Hi,

US does not have Regimental Police, they have Military Police. Those brassards are usually Black vinyl with white lettering "MP" sometimes "OD" (Officer of the Day etc. Usually with a divisional/brigade patch above. Also you will find these in Olive Drab or even sand colour to blend with camo uniform.
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Old 08-11-19, 07:38 AM
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I picked up this "MP" vinyl brassard in Cyprus in 1978 (the lady running a Nicosia bar gave it to me along with the Canadian one), to me it had an American look to it but I took it to be a Canadian or other UNFICYP contingent one.
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thanks leigh and flatdog, heres a photo of the said bassard I have been able to find.

The two letters have a USA look to them I think
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Hi Leigh

Very nice brassard, in case you aren't aware the "SP" is likely to stand for Security Platoon, I had one many years ago from a US Army Tank Training Unit.

There were also Unit Police "UP" at one time, and I once saw a WWII Corps Police "CP" brassard.

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Leigh,

The MP one is American, The other worn by the "Police Regimentaire" ,Royal 22e Regiment the "Van Doos".
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Old 09-11-19, 04:26 AM
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Norfolk,

That is a regimental one cloth with R and P embroidered. A lot of them have Brass letters applied. Very nice.
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Old 09-11-19, 08:32 AM
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Hi Leigh

Very nice brassard, in case you aren't aware the "SP" is likely to stand for Security Platoon, I had one many years ago from a US Army Tank Training Unit.

There were also Unit Police "UP" at one time, and I once saw a WWII Corps Police "CP" brassard.

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Thanks, the SP brassard is another one of those items I have identified in the past but now "the labels fallen off" and I couldn't remember what the SP stood for.
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The MP one is American, The other worn by the "Police Regimentaire" ,Royal 22e Regiment the "Van Doos".
Ta, I thought the Canadian brassard was the 22nd because of the "reverse" lettering and they were in Cyprus at the time, the American one, well, it looked American but I didn't think it likely that it actually was.
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