tballardbrown:

A Hasidic recruit at the Police Academy had his dream of becoming a city cop dashed Friday — by the fuzz.
Fishel Litzman, who was just a month away from receiving his shield, got the boot after he refused to trim his scraggly beard, insisting it would violate his religious beliefs.
(via Hasidic NYPD recruit fired over beard  - NY Daily News)

Photo: Norman Y. Lono for New York Daily News

tballardbrown:

A Hasidic recruit at the Police Academy had his dream of becoming a city cop dashed Friday — by the fuzz.

Fishel Litzman, who was just a month away from receiving his shield, got the boot after he refused to trim his scraggly beard, insisting it would violate his religious beliefs.

(via Hasidic NYPD recruit fired over beard  - NY Daily News)
Photo: Norman Y. Lono for New York Daily News

(via npr)

  1. bluh4ir reblogged this from npr and added:
    So sad… It really is against his beliefs
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  7. poffenbarger reblogged this from npr and added:
    Sweet mustache required.
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  11. electradaddy said: Never thought about it before…but come to think of it I don’t remember seeing cops with beards.
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  15. theaznecho reblogged this from npr and added:
    Police men are called men in uniform. So then all needs to be uniformed. I hope that makes sense.
  16. kadollan reblogged this from npr and added:
    Well, that’s lame.
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  18. houseoforange said: What makes a smooth face seem more professional? I don’t get it, TDoubleB!
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  27. martysmirror reblogged this from npr and added:
    Interesting. The police, who are supposed to protect his right to religious freedom, won’t give him a job…
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