18.00.020   STANDARD ISSUE UNIFORM

 

Uniform Shirt

 

Officers required to wear a uniform shirt may wear either the long sleeve or short sleeve shirt, year round.

 

Officers wearing the short sleeve shirt may wear either a white, black, or navy blue crew neck T-shirt or V-neck T-shirt.

 

Officers wearing the long sleeve shirt may wear either the uniform necktie, a black or navy blue crew neck T-shirt, the Department approved dark blue turtleneck shirt or dark blue dickey.

 

Authorized Footwear

 

The only footwear (shoe or boot) authorized in the Uniforms and Equipment Registry is to be worn with the Department-issued uniform and will conform to the following specifications:

 

v     Black in color

 

v     Plain toe (no stitching, designs or markings)

 

v     Leather (or similar appearing material)

 

v     Capable of being highly polished

 

v     Loafers or athletic shoes of any type, material or construction, are not approved

 

v     Rubber over-shoes for motorcycle officers may be approved

 

Special footwear is authorized for bicycle officers.

 

No other footwear, except as stated above, will be authorized for wear with the Department-issued uniform. Officers who are unsure of the footwear standards should obtain pre-approval prior to purchase.

 

Footwear will be kept highly polished at all times.

 

Wearing the Uniform Off Duty  

 

Officers may wear their full uniform when going to and from work.

 

Officers may, with prior approval in writing from the Chief of Police:

 

v      wear their full uniform or dress uniform off duty when attending personal functions such as weddings or funerals

 

v      wear their full uniform or dress uniform off duty when attending a charity event 

 

v      wear their full uniform or dress uniform off duty when attending a dance or ball