Sunday, July 3, 2016

Muslim NYPD police officer suspended for refusing to shave off his beard is reinstated by the department (and can keep the beard)

There’s probably a back story to this that’s not being reported. 
Maybe this officer got into a beef with a Boss or something?  His beard as shown is far from outrageous. 

Daily Mail reports the New York Police Department reinstated a Muslim officer, who was suspended without pay for refusing to shave his beard.  

Officer Masood Syed was reinstated after he was escorted out of police headquarters last month for not shaving his beard which he said he grew for religious reasons. 

After a little more than a week when a judge said the NYPD had to reinstate the officer's pay and benefits, Syed was allowed back on the force and permitted to keep his one-inch beard, according to NBC News.

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