The Thunderbird, in the Northwest Pacific Coast First Nations style, has been the primary symbol the Military Police of the Canadian Armed Forces for almost half a century. The Thunderbird badge was first adopted by the Security Branch, the predecessor of the current Military Police Branch, in the early 1970’s. Read more about how this symbol came to be adopted by the Military Police and view some early draft versions of the Branch badge here.
Security Branch badge – 1972 to 1999
Military Police Branch badge – 1999 to present