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August 13, 2012

NYC official: Let Sikh cops wear turbans

The NYPD defended its current policy as making such religious allowances — to a degree

Carl Campanile
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Comptroller John Liu yesterday urged the NYPD to allow Sikh officers to wear their religious turbans and beards while on duty.

In a letter to Mayor Bloomberg, Liu noted that the Washington, DC police department recently relaxed its dress code to allow Sikhs to wear beards and religious garb.

Full story: NYC official: Let Sikh cops wear turbans

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