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Short sleeves year round.
Jacket in the winter - No jacket in the summer !
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5.11 PDU pants year round
Summer- 5.11 PDU short sleve shirt with name and collar insignia embroidered on. Ours badges are still metal. We also have a light weight jacket and ball cap.

Winter- 5.11 PDU long sleve shirt with name and collar insignia embroidered on. Ours badges are still metal. We also have issued turtle necks, watch caps and a mad bomer hat. We are also issued a heavy weight winet jacket and insulated waterproof boots.

I also carry a parka, ski pants, snow shoes. heavy socks, a balaclava and heavy weight winter gloves in my vehicle wheil working during the 11 1/2 moths of snow we seem to get.
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Winter: Jeans. Blue button-up shirt just like the meter readers, sewer workers and city hall janitor.

Spring: See above.

Summer: See above.

Fall: See above.

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We only get below freezing for about 10 - 15 days, the rest of the winter its in the 40s and 50s, so a light jacket over a SS shirt is usually all we need.
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One of our guys suggested shorts for the summer. Just my opinion - I wouldn't want to be wearing shorts on the call when I have to run through the tall grass and weeds.

Anyway - short sleeves in the summer. Options of long sleeve in the winter - but not mandatory. Most just wear their coats anyway.
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We have many different options here, most go for Polo with our standard pants, badge on belt almost year round. Some of the guys who have been around a bit still rock the button down "class A" uniforms with badge on chest. I wear short sleeve some days and a polo on others. Right now I am wearing my outer carrier which has some equip. on it and my badge on the chest, "animal control" in gold on a front pulldown and a large one on my back. That is the best way to remain cool while still wearing armor in my opinion.
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