STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT AN ACT to amend Chapter 84, Volume 34, Laws of Delaware, entitled "An Act Authorizing the State Highway Department to Appoint Traffic Officers."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Sec. 1. 'That the Act entitled "An Act Authorizing the State Highway Department to appoint Traffic Officers," being Chapter 84, Volume 34, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by adding to Chapter 84 immediately after Sec. 4 the following three new sections to be known as Sec. 4A, Sec. 4B, and Sec. 4C.
Sec. 4A. That the traffic officers authorized to be appointed by Sec. 1 of this Act shall be hereafter officially known and referred to as "State Police."
Sec. 4B. That all officers and privates of the State Police shall hereafter wear the following standard uniform when they shall be engaged in the performance of their duties as members of the State Police:
(a) Winter Uniform : blouse, navy blue whipcord with olive drab tabs on sleeves, breeches olive drab with navy blue stripe down each side of same material as blouse, cap of same material as blouse, black shoes and puttees, overcoat and helmet of black leather, revolver belt and holster of black leather ; all according to State Police specifications.
(b) Summer Uniform: shirt, navy blue serge, olive drab breeches with blue stripe, cap of navy blue whipcord material, black shoes and puttees, black leather revolver belt and holster ; all according to State Police specifications.
Sec. 4C. That every person in this State and every employee, agent, officer or official, elected or appointed by any municipality or by any corporation, association or organization of any nature whatsoever is hereby prohibited and forbidden, directly or indirectly, to wear, use, or order to be worn or used, copy or imitate in any respect or manner, the above standard uniform as set out in this Act; and any person not a member of the State Police who shall directly or indirectly wear, use, or order to be worn or used, Penalty; for copy or imitate in any respect or manner the above standard uniform as set out in this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50.00 nor more than $500.00 or by imprisonment for not less than 30 days nor more than 1 year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Approved April 10, 1931.