You already know it’s chilly exterior when the NYPD orders a uniform change.
As scores of law enforcement officials put together to deal with 10-degree temperatures as they guard Occasions Sq. this New 12 months’s Eve, the division is permitting rank-and-file officers to put on knit hats as an alternative of their conventional headgear.
“A winter knit hat is now approved as an optionally available uniform merchandise for all uniformed members of the service,” a division memo learn. The memo was despatched to all precincts on Thursday, upfront of the New 12 months’s Eve chill.
Folks say goodbye to their dangerous reminiscences at Good Riddance Day in Occasions Sq.
However there’s a small hitch — a thick hat with a pom-pom isn’t going to chop it.
“The accredited optionally available winter knit hat have to be navy blue in colour with ‘NYPD’ embroidered on the entrance in white one inch block lettering,” the memo learn.