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In another study, a female researcher alternately dressed in business attire, casual clothes or a police-style uniform and told passersby to give change to a person who was parked at an expired meter.

Again, the rate of compliance among both men and women was highest when she was dressed in a uniform.

True Blue versus Men in Black It was back to black last year for the Street Crime Unit of the Springfield, Mass., Police Department.

Former Police Commissioner Edward Flynn had abandoned the black attire in effort to “soften” the image of the unit, according to Fox News.

When police officers wear their uniforms, researchers say, the public believes they embody the stereotypical traits of all police officers and rate them as being more competent, reliable, intelligent and professional than people wearing other clothing.