Sikh of­fi­cers get tur­ban go-ahead

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

The New York Po­lice Depart­ment is al­low­ing Sikh of­fi­cers to wear tur­bans in place of the tra­di­tional po­lice cap and grow beards up to 1.27 cm long for re­li­gious rea­sons. Pre­vi­ously, Sikh of­fi­cers had to fit tur­bans un­der their po­lice cap and beards were for­bid­den as they in­ter­fered with wear­ing gas masks.

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