The Sindh government has approved the introduction of new uniforms for the provincial police force on the recommendation of the Inspector General Police, Dr Kaleem Imam.
The provincial police chief expressed that the main reason behind the change in uniforms was to enhance the policing process and to bring it at par with international standards.
Deputy Inspector General Operations, Maqsood Ahmed provided a briefing on the new uniforms at an introduction ceremony and said the uniforms were designed keeping in mind local weather conditions and contemporary international standards.
According to a communique, the Sindh Police will be the sole provider of the new uniforms to ensure consistency in quality of fabric, colour and stitching.
“Local suppliers and vendors will not be allowed to display the new uniforms at their outlets,” the statement said.
Initially, the uniforms will be introduced in five units of the Sindh Police, including the Traffic Police, Central Investigation Agency, Anti-Riot Reserve Platoons, Forensic Division Sindh and Central Police Office.
According to the revision, traffic Police officers would wear a white shirt, navy blue pant and navy blue p-cap while traffic Police personnel would don half-sleeve white t-shirt, navy blue pants and navy blue p-cap.
Moreover, Officers would be carrying dark blue shirt, navy blue pant and navy blue p-cap while Head Constables and Constables are directed to wear dark blue half-sleeve shirt, navy blue pant and navy blue p-cap.