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Thin Green Line Flag

[Thin Green Line flag] image by Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

[Thin Green Line flag] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2017

The Thin Green Line Flag represents Federal Agents such as Border Patrol, Park Rangers, Game Wardens and Conservation Personnel. Some consider the Thin Green Line Flag as representing military as well.
Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

Photos of the Thin Green Line Flag - Stars and Stripes design, can be found here:
http://www.stevenstacticalshop.com/ebay-store/product/142349483736
https://www.iamericasflags.com/thin-green-line-black-and-white-american-flag-3x5/
https://www.amazon.com/Enforcement-Conservation-Environment-TrendyLuz-Flags/dp/B01NAV0T4Z
Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2017


Thin Orange Line Flag

[Thin Orange Line flag] image by Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

[Thin Green Line flag] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2017

The Thin Orange Line Flag represents Search and Rescue Personnel (SAR).
Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

The flag is sometimes also described as representing Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel.
Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017

Photos of the Thin Orange Line Flag - Stars and Stripes design, can be found here:
http://www.stevenstacticalshop.com/ebay-store/product/142349481819
https://www.iamericasflags.com/thin-orange-line-black-and-white-american-flag-3x5/
As can be seen, shade of orange seems to vary.
Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2017


Thin Silver Line Flag

[Thin Silver Line flag] image by Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

[Thin Green Line flag] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2017

The Thin Silver Line Flag represents Correctional Officers.
Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

The flag is also called Thin Gray Line Flag, as the stripe color varies from light to medium gray.
Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017

Photos of the Thin Silver Line Flag (also called the Thin Gray Line Flag) - Stars and Stripes design, can be found here:
https://www.iamericasflags.com/thin-gray-line-black-and-white-american-flag-3x5/>
http://www.imgrum.org/media/1377064864756943704_3152725817
http://www.imgrum.org/media/1512544178582931676_30855482
http://www.imgrum.org/media/1389844474313720080_3152725817

The shade of gray clearly varies from light to medium to dark gray. The same is true for the decals, stickers, pins and other items bearing this pattern; a good example is a pin which is offered for sale here:
https://www.thinbluelineusa.com/collections/flags/products/thin-silver-line-american-flag-pin
Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2017


Thin White Line Flag

[Thin White Line flag] image by Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

The Thin White Line Flag represents emergency medical services. The thin white line differs from other thin lines in that the background is blue instead of black, with a white line crossing horizontally through the middle.
Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

[Thin White Line flag] image by Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

Another variant would be a black background with white line.
Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017


Thin Red Line Flag for Nurses

[Thin Red Line flag] image by Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017

A Thin Red Line Flag represents Registered Nurses. The Thin Red Line differs from other thin lines in that the background is white instead of black, with a red line crossing horizontally through the middle. It is interesting to note that the same Thin Red Line design originally came about as a description used to refer to an outgunned military unit holding firm against attack.
Pete Loeser, 3 June 2017


Thin Yellow Line Flag

[Thin Yellow Line flag] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017

The thin yellow line flag is used for security (banks, stadiums), loss prevention officers (prevention​ of there).
Zachary Harden, 3 June 2017

Thin Yellow Line, which represents tow truck drivers, security officers and loss prevention personnel.
Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017


Thin Gold Line Flag

[Thin Gold Line flag] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017

[Thin Gold Line flag] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017

The Thin Gold Line flag represents the dispatchers and communication personnel.
Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017


Thin Camo Line Flag

Recently, the Thin Camo Line design was introduced to represent the military, which variants which represent different branches of the military by employing the camouflage patterns specific for them.
Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017


Multi-stripe flags

[Thin red-blue-green Line flag] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017

Designs also exist which combine three or even more Thin Line colors. Only one such flag is currently known, with the stripe beneath the canton parted red and blue and an additional green stripe placed beneath it. Its photo is available here:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Thin-half-red-and-blue-Line-one-green-line-striped-black-and-white-American-Flag-90x150cm/32810211594.html?spm=2114.40010508.4.5.nJWZ0u.
Tomislav Todorovic, 4 June 2017


Sources

Sources:

[1] Thin Blue Line (and other Thin Lines) at Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thin_Blue_Line

[2] Stevens tactical Shop website - Thin Line Meanings: http://www.stevenstacticalshop.com/thin-lines

Tomislav Todorovic, 3 June 2017