They are allowed and do not need to be covered on duty. Exceptions include tattoos on head, face, neck, scalp, and hands are not allowed.
They are allowed year round, with a $100 donation in November that goes towards cancer research.
It is optional to wear the external vest carrier, which is provided upon hire. Officers have the choice to wear either the internal vest or external vest carrier.
Patrol officers work 12-hour shifts. One week, officers will work Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and the following week will be Wednesday and Thursday.
The Port Huron Police Department currently has 58 sworn officers, including patrol, detectives, supervisors, administration, and school resource officers.