1920s Buenos Aires Province Police.
Caras y Caretas 1933.
1939. "Caras y Caretas" Magazine.
Photos: El Gallo Azul. History and images of the Early Argentine Police.
Rosario - Santa Fe Police. Caras y Caretas 1934.
Capitol Police and Federal Police
1920s vintage postcard - Buenos Aires - police interpreters
Anitique photo of the second company of the Infantry of the Argentine Federal Police from the beginning of 20th Century. The police infantry served in the role of riot police during civil manifestations. They worked with the mounted police. In the photo you see a version of the black spike helmet but with a plume instead of the spike made of white horse mane. The shoulder boards or epaulettes are white. The uniforms are dark blue and the closed collar are a slightly lighter blue. They use a grenade as the symbol of the police force which is on the belt buckle. The metal buttons have an image of a rooster which is the symbol of the police in the capital. On the far left is the cornet of the first battalion which consisted of the 1st and 2nd companies. On the far right is the drum that keeps cadence during shift changes. Binnerbini Collection
Formed company in combat uniform in the shield patio under order of a Principle Officer and an Inspector with service uniforms. On the right is a bugler waiting to execute his bugle call. The troops had the M81 Webbing for the 1891 Argentine Model Mauser. These troops guarded the central police departament and did riot control along with the mounted police. The uniform is a similar cut to the Colegio Militar de la Nacion with Spike Helmet. Photo: Mundo Policial (Police Magazine)
Mounted Police with Cuirassier - Coraceros armory (Ex-Army Heavy Cavalry). Left Cavalry sword model 1895. Right model 1898 officer sword.
1930s. Caras y Caretas Magazine.
Dräger System. This was used to neutralize smoke and gases during a fire in the beginning of the 1900s.
First Corporal Fire Department. 1933 Caras y Caretas.
Police vehicles pertaining to the Central Police Department. Parking was near but not inside police quarters.
Caras y Caretas 1935.
Caras y Caretas, 1936.
Capitol Police Collar Pins. Blue: Security. Red: Firefighters. Yellow: Comunications.
Harley Davidson Motorcycles. Caras y Caretas 1932.
Caras y Caretas 1936.
Caras y Caretas 1937.
Caras y Caretas 1935.
1930. Caras y Caretas.
Mauser 1891 and Belgian made M81 ammo box webbing. Photo: Caras y Caretas 1935.
Film: "Una Mujer de la Calle", with Pepita Serrador and Roberto Airaldi. Photo: Caras y Caretas. 1938.
1960 Ex-Army M18/38 Swiss Helmets. Photo: Historicimages
Left: Tempex Police Helmet. Right Riot Helmet 906 series C-3 Primer Crown.
Halcon gas launchers? Photo: AP
Ford Armored Truck and Ford Falcons.
Mercedes Benz D 608.
1970s. Federal Police with Torino Patrol Car, 12,70 Ithaca Rifle and Browning 9mm. Photo UPI.
The first shield was plastic for infantry combat uniforms. This was fastened by hooks. The second and third were thick shields with metallic thread, gold for officers and NCOs from First Sergeant and up, silver for the troops. This thick shield was used on the older blue jacket and continued use on the nylon M95 jacket. It was excellent quality and fastened by velcro. The fourth is fabric for the M95 uniform (black shirt like NYPD). The fifth is fabric for the Mounted Police. The sixth for the motorized police. All of these shields were used on the left arm. On the right arm was the circle with the rooster inside.
1) Federal Riot Gun; 2) M1 FM NATO Helmet; 3) DGFM FAL Rifle; 4) FAL ammo pouch; 5) 38,1mm ammo vest; 6) ML63 Halcon machine gun; 7) Browning 9mm; 8) Colt type holster; 9) Leather holster; 10) Belt and buckle; 11) 9mm Double ammo puches; 12) "Billy Club" baton; 13) Baton frog; 14) HT-200 Motorola holster; 15) HT-200 Motorola handy talky; 16 - 17 -18 -19 -20) Shields and ranks; 21) 9mm FMK 3 sub machine gun; 22) 9mm Sub machine gun double ammo pocuhes; 23 -24) handcuffs; 25) Bataan 71; 26) Riot Gun 38,1mm Ammo Vest; 27) Gas grenade ammo box; 28) PAM-1; 29) Riot baton; 30) Hughe Equipment Bag; 31) Itaka; 32) Rope accessAbseiling rapel rope climbers; 33) Quick draws; 34)
Eva Peron and Paraguayan President Federico Chavez in 1950.
An police officer in presidential motorcade escort from 1947. Observe the leather helmet.
Presidencial motorcade escort from 1954.