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Date Responded 01 September 2023

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

You asked:
1. Your force's policy on the wearing of medal ribbons in working uniform in any form, such as on name badges, on stab vests, outer layers etc


In Response:

Below is the relevant extract from the ‘Dress and Appearance Protocol’ which answers your query.

‘You may wear medals and ribbon brooch bars on tunics for special events. The medal ribbon brooch bars may be worn on fleeces’.

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