Formed in 1977 and recorded their first singles - "Fall Out" & "Nothing Achieving" - in the same year.
The band went blond because of Wrigley's gum commercial directed by Ridley Scott.
The Police are notable for using reggae as a major part of their musical form.
They played a style of rock influenced by punk, reggae, and jazz.
The champion racehorse Zenyatta was named after The Police album Zenyatta Mondatta.
Synchronicity, their last album released in 1983, was their most successful.
Sting refused to play bass on “Behind My Camel.” so Summers dubbed his own bass.
They won the Grammy award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance two years in a row, for "Reggatta de Blanc" and "Behind My Camel."
In 1984 they took time off and reunited in 2007 for a successful tour that lasted over a year.
Rolling Stone ranked The Police number 70 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
The Police were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 10 March 2003.
The Police are one of the most successful bands in the world having sold over 40,000,000 records worldwide.