Sikh community ‘very proud’ NYPD cops can sport beards, turbans for religious purposes

Sikh community ‘very proud’ NYPD cops can sport beards, turbans for religious purposesThe Sikh Officers Association said it is heartened by the New York Police Department’s recent decision to loosen up its restrictions concerning the facial hair and head coverings of its officers. Gurvinder Singh, an NYPD officer and the religious fraternal group’s president, said the Sikh community in New York and across the globe is “very, very proud” that officers will be able to grow beards and wear turbans in accordance with their religious tradition.

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