When it comes to uniform and grooming standards, are we at the point of no return?

Public Safety

Attempts by the NYPD to reinstate stricter uniform and grooming standards has sparked a broader conversation about the role of appearance in law enforcement credibility

Years ago, in a documentary about underwater SCUBA cave diving, the filmmakers stressed the importance of divers knowing the risks as they ventured into the unfamiliar mass network of caves. Signs warn divers about the “point of no return” and how they need to make sure they have enough air in the tank so they can get back to the caves’ entry points.

Have we reached the “point of no return” concerning certain aspects of policing, uniform and grooming standards? Police1 explored the theme in a recent issue.

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