Uniforms

A picture of a GPD officer in a polo uniform
SusanC. Danielsen / Greensboro Police Department

 

The police and the public are supposed to talk and listen to each other. But sometimes the all-black police uniforms are intimidating and can cause distance between officers and the community.

In effort to improve its community relationships, the Greensboro Police Department is trying a more casual style of uniform for its officers attending community events. The new uniform is supposed to make officers “more approachable” and open more dialogue with the public.

Eric Staal in the Carolina Hurricanes' new uniform, NHL
Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes have spent 15 years in the same uniform, but next season that all changes. Today the PNC arena, the team unveiled a new design for its home and road dress. While the signature red and white colors and the identifying logo remain the same, the style is cleaner and more modern.