Subscribe now for just £20 per year

PoliceOracle.com

 

'Discriminatory' policy treats ponytails and beards differently

PC Gordon Thomas Downey was temporarily transferred from his unit for refusing to comply with facial hair policies.

'Discriminatory' policy treats ponytails and beards differently

Date - 28th February 2019
By - Hermione Wright
23 Comments 23 Comments}
It’s one for rule for men and another for women when it comes to policing facial hair and ponytail policies, an ongoing employment tribunal heard. PC Gordon Thomas Downey was temporarily transferred from the PSNI’s Armed Response Unit...
Do you have an interesting news story? Contact the newsdesk on 0203 119 3303
or alternatively get in touch via the contact form.
Close

Subscribe for just £29 a year

Get access to exclusive news and features from a policing perspective. With 50 articles a week, covering all facets of law enforcement, stay informed on the latest issues facing the community. From an independently run, award winning, editorial team.
More information

Subscribe now ›

Already a subscriber?