The use of the color pink to differentiate between boys and girls (boys used blue) was in common usage in French orphanages since the 18th century. The color pink has therefore acquired a feminine aspect, in that law enforcement officers have also used pink gear in the line of everyday duty. In recent times police officers have carried pink gear like handcuffs, which they use to cuff people they have arrested. Their use on persons who consider themselves very macho are considered demeaning for the prisoner.
Pink Gear Items Used by Law Enforcement Officers
Handcuffs are the most prominent item in such pink gear and are made of stainless steel of high strength, which are comparatively light in weight. Such handcuffs are available in varieties that allow hinges or chains and with single and double locks. When you talk of pink gear, women law enforcement officers may even pick up … Read More