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EUROPE - LAW ENFORCEMENT BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Russia: Branch Insignia MVD (0)
Source: About special ranks: ...
Luke2 > 14-April-2014 22:04:14

AMERICA - LAW ENFORCEMENT BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Canadian Police on UN missions (0)
Despite its members coming from the RCMP, SQ, OPP and various municipal services, the canadian police contingent serving in Haiti uses a single standardised uniform with the only indication of it's members service of origin being a patch worn on the upper right arm. Of note was the fact that, probably to make interaction easier, they all wore RCMP insignias on their shoulder straps regardless of the ones worn by their home service. While most canadian municipal police services wear british (or british inspired) insignias and so appear to have a more or less one on one equivalent, those insignias stood out a fair bit on those who came from Quebec due to the stripes style insignias normaly worn by them. In this picture, you can see a montreal police sergeant (left) wearing 3 chevrons and a crown instead of the usual stripe of the SPVM he would otherwise wear. ...
marcpasquin > 14-April-2014 17:11:14

BADGES, PATCHES and other INSIGNIA Unknown foreign military patches (2)
The shape of the patches and the colors are in the style of Geman Feuerwehr (Fire and Rescue)Tätigkeitsabzeichen (speciality patch) . The first patch has gothic A, nowadays a red big normal A is for Atemschutsgereteträger, it mens for a fireman who uses Self contained breathing apparatus. The second insignia seems to have a turbine pump on it. The questions are is it a fire/rescue patch, then whitch Bundnesland, whitch type of a Feuerwehr and from what era it is. I hope, that some Fire/Rescue insignia expert could help. Thanks for this info. I will continue my search in that direction...
Holtz > 13-April-2014 2:15:13

AMERICA - MILITARY BRANCH & RANK INSIGNIA Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) 2010 since images incorrect (1)
New Images have been sent to Pavel Just awaiting upload...
trbaldwin > 12-April-2014 2:16:12

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