MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department is relaxing its facial hair policy this month so staff can support No Shave November.
The current policy only allows a short, well-groomed mustache, but Chief Clark Pennington will allow facial hair in the form of longer mustaches, beards and goatees if officers donate $35 to the Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Charlotte.
The last walk was held in September in Ballantyne. Visit https://bit.ly/2EMbyom for details about the walk.
MPD will hold a public vote at the end of the month for the officer with the best beard and goatee. Two winners will receive a free shave from local barbers to return them back to policy standards.