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Police uniform hire

Hire past and present Victoria Police uniforms for film and theatrical productions.

The Film and TV office provides past and present Victoria Police uniform hire for film and theatrical productions.

Prior to hiring, the Victoria Police Film and TV office must approve your script and lines which involve police. The production must portray police in a positive light or show consequences for corrupt behaviour.

Government Regulated User Fees apply.

Apply for uniform hire

To apply for uniform hire, please email film.tv@police.vic.gov.au with:

  • a brief synopsis of your production
  • the script that involves police
  • your uniform requirements
  • your hire dates.

Please send your application at least seven business days before your filming dates.

Terms and conditions of uniform hire

  • Supply of police issue items is entirely at the discretion of the Victoria Police Film and Television Office (FTO)
  • Fees and conditions apply
  • It is an offence to possess and use Victoria Police issue equipment without authority
  • Use of police equipment in some circumstances may require additional permits or authority from other agencies
  • Equipment is issued only for the intended purpose of screen and theatrical production use
  • Images featured on this page are a guide only
  • The Victoria Police badge/insignia is subject to copyright laws and cannot be used without written permission
  • The use of mock police scenes may require a Police Notification Form (PNF)External Link

The FTO can provide advice regarding legal requirements in relation to filming. For full terms and conditions of hire contact the FTO at film.tv@police.vic.gov.au.

Uniform hire fees

  • $10 per day of filming

    • Without high visibility cover or equipment pouches
    • Ballistic/Kevlar panels (inserts) not included
    • Sizes - small, medium and large

    Police uniform - Standard Tactical Vest for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • High visibility cover, equipment pouches
    • Handcuffs, OC spray canisters, ASP batons are not provided
    • Officer would wear on outside duty
    • Sizes - small, medium and large

    Police uniform - Full Tactical Vest for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Older style
    • Ballistic/Kevlar panels (inserts) not included
    • Sizes - small, medium and large

    Police uniform - Ballistic Vest for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Reflective, high visibility
    • Sizes - small, medium and large

    Police uniform - Rain jacket for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Worn by rank of Inspectors and above at formal occasions and Prosecutors in court
    • Sizes - small, medium and large

    Police uniform - tunic for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Worn from 1979 - 2013
    • Sizes - small, medium and large

    Police uniform - Old style leather patrol jacket for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Introduced 2002 for designated cold climate areas as an optional alternative to the leather patrol jacket
    • Sizes - small, medium and large

    Police uniform - Polar fleece jacket for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Introduced 1974
    • Viscose polyester patrol jacket worn by members of the rank of Sergeant and below throughout the 1980s
    • Sizes 32 - 50

    Police uniform - Astron jacket for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Introduced 2013
    • Victoria Police badges not supplied (copyright)
    • Male and female options available
    • Male shirts run in inches from 36 - 50+
    • Female shirts run in Australian sizing from size 6 - 24

    Police uniform - new style shirt for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Worn from 1979 - 2013
    • Victoria Police badges not supplied (copyright)
    • Male and female uniform available
    • Male shirts run in inches from 36 - 50+
    • Female shirts run in Australian sizing from size 8 - 24

    Police uniform - old style shirt for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Range of insignia available from Recruit to Officer rank.
    • Senior Sergeant and Senior Constable shown

    Police uniform - epaulettes for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Introduced 2013
    • Male and female options available
    • Tactical and dress pants available
    • Male pants run in cm from 72 - 107
    • Female pants run in Australian sizing from 6 - 20

    Police uniform - new style trousers for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Worn from 1979 -2013
    • Male and female uniform available
    • Male pants run in cm from 72 - 107
    • Female pants run in Australian sizing from 6 - 20

    Police uniform - old style trousers for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Baseball cap, peaked cap and Akubra hat available
    • Old and new style available
    • Generic hats with no badge
    • Male and female options available
    Police uniform - General Duties Uniform Caps/ Hats for hire
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Limited sizes available
    • Old style worn by Inspector and above

    Police uniform - Officer white peaked cap
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Old and new uniform style available
    • Holster for plain clothes officer (detective) available
    • Dress belt (worn at formal indoor occasions) available
    • Sizes - small, medium and large
    • Note - For use with full IOEV vest only the holster is worn
    • Contact FTO for firearm possession details. Firearms can only be supplied by licensed theatrical armourer

    Police uniform - Equipment Belt / Holster
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Male and female options available
    • Old and new uniform style available

    Police uniform - police ties
  • $80 per day of filming

    • Plug into standard lighter 12 v socket
    • Requires roof racks/ mounting system
    • Vic Roads ‘Certificate of Approved Operations’ permit required to dress up vehicle on public road
    • PNF recommended for mock police scenes
    Equipment hire - LED Police Light Bar Wide Span
  • $40 per day of filming

    • Suction mounted, operates from standard lighter 12 v socket
    • Used CIU/Covert cars
    • Vic Roads ‘Certificate of Approved Operations’ permit required to dress up vehicle on public road
    • PNF recommended for mock police scenes
    Equipment hire - Mini Police Light Bar
  • $20 per day of filming

    • Old style light with magnetic mount
    • Vic Roads ‘Certificate of Approved Operations’ permit required to dress up vehicle on public road
    • PNF recommended for mock police scenes

  • $80 per day of filming

    • Used on Divisional Vans
    • PNF recommended for mock police scenes
    • Vic Roads ‘Certificate of Approved Operations’ permit required to dress up vehicle on public road
    Equipment hire - 1990s Police Lights
  • $2 per metre per day of filming

    • Standard issue crime scene tape
    • Available in 5m, 10m, 15m pre-cut lengths
    • Must be returned
    Equipment hire - Crime scene tape
  • $80 per day of filming

    • Stickers with magnetic backing to dress up your own vehicle
    • Suits Holden VE Sedan
    • Must obtain a ‘Certificate of Approved Operations’ permit from VicRoads to dress up a vehicle on a public road

    Equipment hire - decal set mock police vehicle
  • $40 per day of filming

    • Recording system used in interviews
    • Old model

    Equipment hire - Interview Tape Deck
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Dummy car head unit and microphone for dressing vehicles available
    • Handheld radio available
    • Units not operational
    Equipment hire - Police radio
  • $50 per day of filming

    • Contains print powder, brushes, magnifying glasses, gloves, masks, ink pad and elimination print cards
    • Used at crime scenes
    Equipment hire - Forensic Fingerprint Kit
  • $25 per day of filming

    • Roadside breath test device
    • Not operational
    • No display
    • New model
    • Disposable straw to be returned

    Equipment hire - Preliminary Breath Test (PBT)
  • $31 per day of filming

    • Training unit – does not detect drugs
    • Disposable
    • Must be returned

    Equipment hire - drug testing kit
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Falcon radar speed measuring device
    • Not operational
    • Old model

    Equipment hire - radar speed gun
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Measures 400 x 500 mm

    Equipment hire - metal police sign
  • $10 per day of filming

    • Black
    • Not operational
    Equipment hire - police torch
  • Free of charge

    • The Victoria Police logo is protected by Copyright
    • Alternative mock badges PDF can be emailed on request free of charge
    Equipment hire - mock police badges

Reviewed 01 January 2024

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