The badge consists of two overlapping circles. The lower circle with a Taeguk (Yin and Yang) surrounded by other five Taeguks engraved represents Mugunghwa.
Each part of the badge represent as follows:
The front circle represents "the sun or light."
The Mugunghwa represents "the nation and people."
The back circle represents "the moon or shade."
"The iron will of the police which plays a role as the sun and the moon keeping an eye on people day in and day out, protecting the lives and property, and the inborn police duties."