The Empire to Commonwealth Project

Police Forces

Even Police Forces across the British Empire and Commonwealth today use heraldic emblems, badges and flags.  A separate chapter details the badges and flags of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R C M P)

Flags

A selection of flags that I have found across the internet:

AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

 

Australian Federal 

New South Wales 

Northern Territory 

Queensland 

 

 

 

 South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria 

 

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CANADA

 

 

 Ontario

 Newfoundland

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OTHER NATIONS

Ceylon/Sri Lanka 

Cyprus 

Guyana 

Hong Kong 

Isle of Man 

 Malawi/Nyasaland

 Malaya

 Malta

Mauritius 

 Namibia

 New Zealand

Palestine 

 South Africa

Tanzania 

 Uganda

UK Metropolitan 

 

UK General 

 UK Northern Ireland

Rhodesia/Zimbabwe 

 

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Badges

 A (Australia below)

 

 

 Air Depot Police, Far East Land Forces

 

 Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 Australian Military

 Australian New South Wales Police

Queensland Water Police *

South Australia 

 

* Thanks  to Queensland Water Police (unofficial site) the badge

B

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bahamas/Royal Bahamas 

Bahrain 

Barbados 

Basutoland 

Bermuda 

Bermuda Prison

 

 

 

 

 

 Botswana

 British Honduras

British Somaliland 

British South Africa 

Burma 

 

C (Canada below)

 

 

 

 

Cape Mounted Police 

 Ceylon

Christmas Island

 

 

 

Cook Islands 

Cyprus 

War Dept Police Cyprus 

 

Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 Canada

 Fort William City

 Hamilton

 Canadian Military Police

 

 

 

 

 Provost Corps

 Quebec

 Royal North West Mounted Police

 Toronto

 

 

 

 

 Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Marine Division)

 

 

 

 

F

 

 

 Royal Falkland Islands

 

 G

 

 

 

Gambia

Ghana

 Gibraltar

  

 

 

 Gibraltar Military Police

Royal Grenada

 Gurkha Military Police

 

 

Guernsey

 Guyana

 

 

H

 

 

 

 Royal Hong Kong Police

 RAF Police at Kai Tak Airport

 

I

 

 

 

 

 

 India

India Border

 Indian Frontier Constabulary

 Indian Military Police

 

J

 

 

Jamaica 

 

 K

 

 

 Kenya

 

M

 

          

 Malta

  

 Mauritius

 

N (New Zealand below)

 

 

 

 

 Nigeria Police

Nigerian Colonial Administration 

 Northern Rhodesia

 

 
R
 
Royal Ulster Constabulary *
 * With thanks to Malcolm Welch for this image.

New Zealand

 

       

 

 New Zealand

New Zealand Military Police 

 

 

 New Zealand Provost Corps

 

 

O

 

 Orange River Colony Prisons

 

P

 

  

  

 Pakistan Military

Palestine 

 

R

 

  

 

 Rhodesian Military Police

 Rhodesian Mounted Police

   

 

 RAF Police

 

 

S (South Africa Below)

 

 

   

 

Sierra Leone Chiefdom 

Sierra Leone Police 

Sierra Leone Prisons 

 

 

 

 St Helena

St Lucia 

State of Brunei 

 

  

 

Strait Settlements 

 Swaziland

 

 

South Africa

 

  

 

 

 South Africa Constabulary 

South Africa Dockyard 

 South Africa Military

 

T

   

 

Tanjanyika

Tonga

 
 
Z

 

Zimbabwe 

 
Thanks to Tony for help in assembling this collection.
Thanks again to Queensland Water Police (Unofficial site) for their contribution.