All agents of the police unit Amsterdam are stabbing himself on Monday in a new guise. More than 3,200 agents in Elsmere, Amstelveen, Amsterdam, Diemen and Althorn get new reflective uniforms where several other brigades running around already in the country.


The formal uniform with blue and white are thus making way for a modern suit in blue with striking bright yellow stripes. It consists of a worker, a polo shirt, a jacket, boots, a cap and a safety vest. "Every citizen will see at a glance: there are our police. A police fitting at this time, "said police Chief Gerard.


The new uniform is provisionally intended only for officers who actually work on the street. The police officer behind the counter or the spokesman on television keeps the current uniform with reflective tapes. The same applies to officers on official occasions.