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Official: Let N.Y.P.D. Sikhs Wear Turbans

August 14, 2012
New York City Comptroller John Liu has urged Mayor Bloomberg to modify the New York Police Department's dress code to permit Sikh officers to wear their religious articles of faith in uniform.

Hasidic NYPD Cadet Fired Over Beard Length

June 11, 2012
A Hasidic Jewish NYPD cadet said he plans to sue the agency, after he was dismissed because he refused to trim his beard. The NYPD asked Fishel Litzman, 38, to leave the academy on Friday.

Metro D.C. PD Amends Uniform Policy for Sikh Officers

May 16, 2012
The Metropolitan (D.C.) Police Department became the first major law enforcement agency in the country to allow Sikh Americans to maintain their articles of faith while serving as full-time officers.

Philly Officer Says Captain Ordered Hair-Color Change

April 22, 2010
Officer Renee Norman is claiming the captain said her hair was purple, an "unnatural color" that violates the department's Directive 78-D that bans purple, blue, and green hair colors. Norman is claiming her hair was red.

N.C. Trooper Says Agency Dismissed Him For Losing Hat

November 24, 2009
Officer Thomas Wetherington, 22, says he was treated unfairly when the North Carolina Highway Patrol dismissed him in August over a lost hat.

Philly Cop Pulled from Street Duty for Cornrow Hair Style

September 24, 2009
While dozens of black officers across the city wear cornrows, Officer Thomas Strain is white. So when the five-year veteran showed up for work Sept. 3 with the traditionally black hairstyle, it didn't take long for his colleagues - or his bosses - to notice.

Police Chief Loosens Cap Rule in Maine

May 18, 2009
The new police chief in Portland, Maine, has said officers shouldn't be required to always wear their hats while patrolling this city of 64,000 residents, the Portland Press Herald reports.

San Diego Chief Orders Tattooed Officers to Cover Up

October 1, 2004
Under the new policy, officers with "excessive" body art, including tattoos and piercings, will have to cover up while on duty.

Of Authorized Pattern

May 1, 2003

Like many other aspects of American society, much of police uniform tradition in the United States comes from across the pond.

The Well Dressed Cop

January 1, 2002

Today's police uniforms run the gamut from comfortable fleece to all-business pathogen-repelling outerwear fabrics. Where does your department fit in and how does your uniform reflect societal trends?

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