How to sign police in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Law enforcement officers

Sign Instructions:

Tap the thumb side of your dominant hand against the opposite side of your chest a couple of times. This sign mimics the outline of a police badge.

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Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of police

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of police

End of Sign

Final Frame of police

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for police
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Law enforcement officer

Sign Instructions:

Tap the thumb side of your dominant hand against the opposite side of your chest a couple of times. This sign mimics the outline of a police badge.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of police

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of police

End of Sign

Final Frame of police

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for police
Make a 'C' shape with your thumb and index finger, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

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