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Classic Boston Police logo and cruiser

Contributed by Nick Sherman on Dec 9th, 2012.
bostonpolicegeneric.jpg
Source: http://boston.cbslocal.com. License: All Rights Reserved.

Futura Black was used for many years in the iconic branding of the Boston Police Department and their cruisers (accompanied by Eurostile). The department’s branding has since been replaced with a much more bland design.

MA Boston Police Car.jpg
Source: http://www.lcpdfr.com. License: All Rights Reserved.
cruiser.jpg
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1 Comment on “Classic Boston Police logo and cruiser”

  1. Paul J. Collins says:
    Jun 27th, 2014  12:45 am
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    A new design is in order.  I am a designer by trade and I think the new design should be a simple, classic American american design – A black body, a white roof. The car number would be large black Garamond type face on the roof so ID is easily viewed from the air.  The drivers door and passenger doors would have a large “gold leaf” BPD in Garamond Bold with the old Boston Seal logo centered under done in Gold, Black and White.  The vertical surface of the trunk lid would be done in large decal of diagonal stripes of Dayglow Safety Yellow Green as with the London, England cars and the 911 number.  All simple and less cost to produce.    Respectfully, PJ Collins       PS: my grandfather was proudly a Boston Police officer for 40 years.

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