This policy provides grooming and appearance standards for sworn police officers. Officers should refer to this department’s policy on uniform standards for additional information on appearance.
Professional appearance of officers furthers the goals of this department by projecting a positive and professional image to the public. A positive image also reflects an officer’s sense of pride, self-confidence, and command presence, which can enhance overall effectiveness. As such, this policy provides officers with departmental requirements for on-duty appearance related to grooming and personal hygiene.