Here’s the color of police and fire truck lights in each state

State Police car lights Alabama Police cars can use red and blue lights. No other emergency vehicles may use the blue lights. Alaska The police can use red lights. At the discretion of a chief of police, a marked police vehicle may also use a blue light in conjunction with its red lights. Arizona City and county police departments must use a red light and may also use a blue light. State Police primarily use blue lights and may also use a red light. Arkansas The police only use blue lights. California All emergency vehicles must have a steady red light. Police officers may also have a flashing blue light. Finally, police should use flashing amber lights when executing a court order in a densely populated area. Colorado Police officers must use a red light and may also use a blue or white light. Connecticut The police only use red lights. Blue lights may be used on the personal vehicles of volunteer firefighters. Delaware The police use red lights. Firefighters use blue lights. Florida Only police officers may possess or use blue lights. Firefighters use red lights. Georgia The police can use blue, red or orange lights. Firefighters cannot use blue lights. Hawaii Most police vehicles use blue and red lights, although the arrangement may vary by county. Idaho Police are required to use blue lights, and many are also equipped with red lights. Illinois The police use red and white lights. Fire trucks can use red, white and blue lights. Indiana Police must use red and blue lights. Firefighters use red and white lights. Iowa Police must use both red lights (driver side roof) and blue lights (passenger side roof). Fire trucks also use blue lights. Kansas Police can use red and blue lights. Firefighters must use red lights. Kentucky Police vehicles must have a blue light while fire vehicles must have a red light. Louisiana Police vehicles and fire engines must use red lights and may also use blue lights. Maine The police must use blue lights and can also use red lights. Firefighters can use blue and red lights. Maryland The police must use red lights and can also use blue lights. Firefighters cannot use blue lights. Massachusetts Police may use red and blue lights, including a rear-facing red light. Firefighters use red lights, although they may also have a rear-facing blue light. Michigan The police can use red or blue lights. Firefighters must use red lights. Minnesota Police cars must have a red light and may have a blue light, either on the passenger side roof or towards the rear. Fire trucks cannot use blue lights. Mississippi The police must use blue lights and can also use red lights. Fire trucks must use red lights. Missouri The police must have a red light and a flashing blue light. Fire trucks can also use blue lights. Montana Police lights should flash blue and red. Fire trucks use red lights. Any emergency vehicle may use green lights for crowd control. Nebraska The police are free to use red, white and blue lights. Fire trucks can only use red and white lights. Nevada The police should have a steady blue and flashing red light. Fire trucks must have a flashing red light and may also use a blue light. New Hampshire Police must use blue lights and may use red lights. Fire trucks must use red lights and cannot use blue lights. New Jersey Police can use blue or red lights in any configuration. Fire trucks must use flashing red lights. New Mexico The police use red lights. Firefighters also use red lights, although they can mount a single blue light on the back of a fire truck. New York The police use red, white and/or blue lights. The blue lights must face rearward. Fire trucks cannot use blue lights. North Carolina Police use blue lights, although some city police departments have added red lights. Fire trucks use red lights. North Dakota Police must display flashing red lights and may also use white and blue lights. Government fire trucks have the same laws. Ohio The font should use red and white. Police can also choose to use blue lights, but fire engines cannot. Oklahoma Police and must have blue, red or both flashing lights. Fire trucks may also use blue or red lights. Oregon Police use flashing blue, white and amber lights. Red lights are reserved for fire trucks. Pennsylvania Most police use red and blue lights, but they can also use white and yellow lights. Fire trucks may also use red, blue and amber lights. Rhode Island Only police cars can use blue lights. Police and firefighters may use flashing red and white lights. Caroline from the south The police must have blue lights. They may also have red and white lights. Fire trucks must have red lights. South Dakota Police may use a combination of red and blue lights. Fire trucks may also use a combination of red and blue lights. Tennessee The police can use red, white and blue lights. Fire trucks can only use red and white lights. Texas The police can use red, white and blue lights. Fire trucks can only use red and white lights. Utah Only police cars can have flashing blue lights and flashing lights. Police and firefighters may use red and white lights. Vermont Police are only allowed to have blue and white lights. Fire trucks can only have red and white lights. Virginia Police can use any combination of red, white and blue lights. Fire trucks can only use red and white lights. Washington The police must have at least one blue light. They can also use amber, white and red lights. All fire engines must have red lights to be recognizable. West Virginia Only the police can use flashing blue lights. Fire trucks are allowed to use red lights. Wisconsin Only police officers are permitted to use a combination of red and blue lights. Fire trucks use red and white lights. Wyoming Police cars have no color restrictions. Fire trucks must have at least one red light and may also have amber and blue lights.

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