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Duty Belt

  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

A duty belt, also referred to as a gun belt, is perhaps the most important and conspicuous element of a law enforcement uniform. Generally 1½ to 2¼ inches wide, this belt serves as a portable storage device and displays the tools ...

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