Police band (music)

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A police band is a military-style band operated or sponsored by a police force.wikipedia
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Military band

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A police band is a military-style band operated or sponsored by a police force. Like military bands, their repertoire is mostly composed of ceremonial marching music and honors music (national anthems and fanfares).
Some police forces have their own police bands that provide a similar function to a military band.

Hong Kong Police Band

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The Hong Kong Police Band serves as the main police band of the country, under the auspices of the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF), the Hong Kong Police College, and the Foundation Training Centre.
The Hong Kong Police Band (Abbreviation: HKPB; ) is a ceremonial unit and a police band of the Hong Kong Police Force and is used for official events.

Mounted band

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The Royal Oman Police maintains a camel mounted band based in Muscat.
Similarly to military and police, and Pipe band s, the musical repertoire is primarily based on ceremonial compositions and marches, with a high percentage also including honors music such as fanfares.

Police Band Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia

Police Band Service of the Ministry of Interior of Russia
All Russian police bands fall under the command of the Russian MVD and are affiliated to the Military Band Service of the Armed Forces of Russia, with the Police Band Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia being the police band service of the country.
The Police Band Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia is the official police band service of the Police of Russia, a directly reporting agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Band of the Castle Guards and the Police of the Czech Republic

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It is sponsored by the Band of the Castle Guards and the Police of the Czech Republic.

Fanfare Band of the Royal Marechaussee

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The Trompetterkorps der Koninklijke Marechaussee (Band of His Majesty's Royal Netherlands Military Police) is tha military police band of the Netherlands, being attached to the Royal Marechaussee.
Being a dual military band and police band, it participates in international military tattoos and police festivals on behalf of the Royal Marechaussee, visiting countries Australia (2006 Adelaide Police Tattoo), Poland, Suriname, Finland (2018 Hamina Tattoo), Russia, Canada, Denmark, the United Kingdom and South Africa.

Vancouver Police Pipe Band

Examples of this include but are not limited to: the Ottawa Police Service Pipe Band, the Ceremonial Band of the Waterloo Regional Police, the Vancouver Police Pipe Band and the Toronto Police Pipe Band.
It is the official police band of the Vancouver Police Department and is considered to be the official band of the City of Vancouver.

Police Band of the Ministry of Interior of Republika Srpska

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Police Band of the Ministry of Interior of Republika Srpska is first and only of that type band in Republika Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Ceremonial Band of the Waterloo Regional Police

Examples of this include but are not limited to: the Ottawa Police Service Pipe Band, the Ceremonial Band of the Waterloo Regional Police, the Vancouver Police Pipe Band and the Toronto Police Pipe Band.
The Ceremonial Band of the Waterloo Regional Police is a Canadian police band based in Waterloo, Ontario.

NYPD Police Band

Band of the City of New York Police Department (commonly branded as the NYPD Police Band)
Police bands in the United States are organized based on the different police departments in various cities, such as the NYPD Police Band.
The Band of the City of New York Police Department, commonly known as the NYPD Police Band, is an American Police band which serves under the NYPD in New York City.

Milwaukee Police Band

The oldest police band in the country is the Milwaukee Police Band, which is currently located at in Milwaukee, where it serves as the official musical unit of the Milwaukee Police Department.
The Band of the Milwaukee Police Department or Milwaukee Police Band is an American police band based on 6680 North Teutonia Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Representative Band of the Policja

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The Representative Band of the Polish Police (Orkiestra Reprezentacyjna Policji), has since 1968, been the main musical organization in the law enforcement realm in Poland.

Police

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A police band is a military-style band operated or sponsored by a police force.

Marching

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Like military bands, their repertoire is mostly composed of ceremonial marching music and honors music (national anthems and fanfares).

Honors music

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Like military bands, their repertoire is mostly composed of ceremonial marching music and honors music (national anthems and fanfares).

List of national anthems

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Like military bands, their repertoire is mostly composed of ceremonial marching music and honors music (national anthems and fanfares).

Fanfare

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Like military bands, their repertoire is mostly composed of ceremonial marching music and honors music (national anthems and fanfares).

Glasgow Police Pipe Band

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The earliest instance of a police band was the Glasgow Police Pipe Band, originally called the Burgh of Govan Police Pipe Band, which was formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1883, and was soon followed by a similar organization formed in Edinburgh.

Glasgow

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The earliest instance of a police band was the Glasgow Police Pipe Band, originally called the Burgh of Govan Police Pipe Band, which was formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1883, and was soon followed by a similar organization formed in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh

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The earliest instance of a police band was the Glasgow Police Pipe Band, originally called the Burgh of Govan Police Pipe Band, which was formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1883, and was soon followed by a similar organization formed in Edinburgh.

Australia

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The first-organized police band in Australia was that of the Grayville Police Band, which was established in 1884.

United States

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Thirteen years later, in 1897, the Milwaukee Police Band became the first such ensemble to be formed in the United States.

Pipe band

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Police bands in much of the English-speaking world have often taken the form of pipe bands, owing to a history of organizational emulation of the earliest police bands formed in Scotland.

Tokyo

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In 1994 the first World Police Band Concert was organized in Tokyo, Japan.

Prague

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The International Festival of Police Orchestras and Choirs ("FESTPOL") has been held in Prague, Czech Republic since 2004 and features police bands from a number of nations.