CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Some Chesterfield police officers are wearing different uniforms. After 36 years of green, over 500 officers are getting new black uniforms.

Since 1983, Chesterfield Police have worn mostly green polyester-wool blend uniforms. The uniforms were adopted during Prohibition when police used to sneak up on moonshining stills in the woods.

“We’re very proud of our agency’s heritage, but a lot has changed since Prohibition and since 1983,” said Col. Jeffrey S. Katz. Read More