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John Switzer Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2021 10:45 a.m. PST

Just received some really nice figures from Brigade Games Drug War Z kick starter and I am needing some suggestions for the color of the Policia figures uniforms.
I have looked at photos of modern day uniforms and 3 color schemes seem to prevail. One is a navy blue, another is a lighter blue and finally an army green.
Any advice?

Col Durnford31 Jan 2021 11:02 a.m. PST

I went with navy blue for my figures.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2021 11:03 a.m. PST

I've seen police in both green and khaki uniforms in Baja California. Police cars are green and white.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2021 11:36 a.m. PST

I have seen green in Tijuana.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2021 11:51 a.m. PST

Navy blue is the uniform color in Mexico City.

Col Durnford31 Jan 2021 2:34 p.m. PST

BTW – I'm using Stan Johnson Iraqi police for my Mexicans. They have baseball type caps and most have oversized mustaches. I did swap out their AK-47s for M-16s.

A side bonus for this scheme is they can very easily stand in a 20th century American SWAT teams

John Switzer Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2021 7:18 p.m. PST

Thanks everyone.
I believe I am going to go with the navy blue.

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