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Michigan State Police Return To Garrison-Style Hats

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December 2016 Michigan State Police graduates, wearing Garrison-style hats.

Michigan State Police are retiring the traditional campaign-style hats troopers have worn for the past two years.

MSP announced in a Facebook post Sunday that it's going back to the garrison hat as part of its official uniform.

The announcement says that since December 2016, state troopers have worn a campaign-style hat in celebration of the law enforcement agency's 100th anniversary. 

State police say that broad-brimmed style was worn by original MSP members until the early 1920s.

The garrison cap will return troopers to a look more conventionally associated with policemen.

Facebook post from Michigan State Police on July 8, 2018.

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