You might have heard this story today about hairy-faced cops being told to “smarten up”.
In an email to officers in the Roads Policing Division in Dublin, Gardai were told:
“There are some members who cannot seem to make up their mind whether they want a beard or not, and alternate on a weekly basis from being clean-shaven to having various stages of facial hair. This is unacceptable."
“In short, members should decide whether they want a beard or not and commit to one look or another.”
It goes on to warn against patchy beards saying if after two weeks of growth ‘the face still resembles a badly watered lawn in a heatwave, then it is time to concede graciously and admit defeat.”
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