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Texas Department Relaxes Policy on Tattooed Officers

The Corinth (TX) Police Department has loosened its policy on tattoos for its officers.

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Man Who Killed Texas Police Officer Had 'RIP COPS' Tattoo

An autopsy shows a man who killed one San Antonio police officer and wounded another had opiates in his body and a tattoo of a tombstone on his wrist reading "RIP COPS."

Philly Police Implementing First Tattoo Policy

Directive 6.7 is scheduled to take effect March 1 and will prohibit Philadelphia officers from having any tattoos that are "offensive, extremist, indecent, racist or sexist while on duty," according to a copy of the policy.

Philly Officer Accused of Having Tattoos with “Nazi” Symbolism

The Police Department also said its Internal Affairs unit would review the photo, which was circulated on Twitter Wednesday night by a woman who has posted many anti-police tweets.

Kansas Survey Reveals Public More Concerned About Out-of-Shape Officers Than Tattooed Officers

Being out of shape distracts more from a law enforcement officer's professional appearance than having a tattoo, a survey by the Kansas Highway Patrol found.

Face Forensics Announces Tattoo Recognition System

Face Forensics has significantly extended its f2 advanced face recognition technology by adding the capability to match images of tattoos against databases containing them.

Lawsuit Challenging Chicago PD Tattoo Policy Tossed Out

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by three Chicago police officers who challenged the Police Department's new policy requiring officers to cover up their tattoos.

New Hampshire Army Wife Persuades Police Chief to Change Tattoo Policy

Zach Ferguson is a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who wanted to become a police officer in Manchester, N.H. But he found out that the tattoos on his arms that read "U.S. Army" and "FREEDOM" would prevent him from being considered for employment with the Manchester Police Department. More Here.

Video: New Hampshire Army Wife Persuades Police Chief to Change Tattoo Policy

Zach Ferguson is a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who wanted to become a police officer in Manchester, N.H. But he found out that the tattoos on his arms that read "U.S. Army" and "FREEDOM" would prevent him from being considered for employment with the Manchester Police Department.

New Chicago Policy: No Visible Tattoos, No Ball Caps

Chicago police officers will be required to cover their tattoos while working, according to a new directive issued this week.