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BATONROUGE, La. -- Louisiana State Police troopers have been selected the best dressed police agency in the United States, according to North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors.

This is the second time the State Police have won the award.

'The Louisiana State Police has always taken great pride in the uniform that we wear as it represents our commitment to the citizens of Louisiana to whom we serve. The Louisiana Trooper uniform continues to be one of the most recognizable in the country with its color scheme and our state clearly represented through the shape of the badge and patches,' said Col. Mike Edmonson, superintendent of State Police.

According to State Police, troopers have worn several uniform variations over its 76-year history. The current uniform was adopted in 1973.

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