JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri drivers can now show their support for police officers across the state.
The Missouri Department of Revenue unveiled the new Back the Blue license plates Wednesday morning at the Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial in Jefferson City.
The plate features the state of Missouri in black with a blue line across the middle. ‘Back the Blue’ is spelled out on the bottom.
“I’m proud of the incredible show of support we saw today for our men and women who serve us in law enforcement. We made it clear that here in Missouri, we back the blue," said State Rep. Sara Walsh, who sponsored the bill to make the license plates a reality. "I know Missourians in all parts of our great state will proudly display the new plate as a show of support for the amazing individuals who work so diligently to protect our communities."
Drivers applying for the specialty plate will pay a one-time $10 contribution, which goes toward maintaining the law enforcement memorial. The contribution is in addition to the $15 reservation fee for specialty plates.
The Back the Blue license plates can be reserved online beginning Wednesday. Click here for more information on how to apply.
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