And yet, note Ossifer Ruiz (We're guessing.) in the middle a couple of wks. ago:
605.90 VISIBLE TATTOOS AND BRANDINGS. Sworn Department uniformed and plainclothes employees, while on-duty, shall not display any tattoo(s) and/or branding(s). Officers shall cover all tattoo(s)/branding(s) by wearing an authorized long-sleeved uniform shirt if in uniform or if in business attire, the business attire shall cover all tattoo(s)/branding(s) with the following exceptions:
If an officer has a visible tattoo(s)/branding(s) that does not extend below the elbow, the officer may wear a black or flesh-colored sleeve or bandage that does not extend below the elbow; and/or,
If an officer has only one tattoo/branding covering an area three-inch square or less that is visible on the arm, the officer may, instead of wearing a long-sleeved shirt, cover that area with only one patch, of a color as close to the wearer�s skin color as is reasonably available. The patch used for this purpose may not exceed three-inch square in size. However, if the tattoo/branding is below the elbow area and connot be covered by a three-inch square skin patch, the officer shall wear the long-sleeved uniform shirt or business attire, as appropriate for the assignment.
The intent is that no tattoo(s)/branding(s) shall be visible and that no more than one three-inch square skin patch shall be visible on each arem. If a sleeve/bandage is used, it shall not extend below the elbow..
Sunday, May 10, 2015
by M. Bouffant at 18:27