Can you become a cop or Peace Officer with tattoos?
When im 18 i want to get a tattoo contributing as a RIP for my mother..but i also want to land a decent job. I was wondering if u can become a peace officer(prison Guard) or a Policemen with a tattoo?
Asked By: Daniel H - 6/29/2008
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Tattoos, as long as they are not gang or hate related or excessive, will not prevent you from entering a law enforcement or corrections (prison guard) career.
Answered By: Just Another Guy - 6/29/2008
Additional Answers (5)
Depends on where you get it. If it's going to be visible in short sleeves, you may have a problem. If not, it probably won't matter at all.
Answered By: Citicop - 6/29/2008
Yes lots of prison guards and cops have tats. some police in large urban cities with high crime rates were once "ganstaz" and decided to become a police officer to help people.
Answered By: ramfootball75 - 6/29/2008
yes as long as it is not visible in uniform it should not matter. My best friend is a cop and has tattoos on both his shoulders.
Answered By: readysetgo - 6/29/2008
Yes, but most agencies now require it not be visible in uniform. Mandatory long sleeves for a whole career sounds like fun. Seriously, avoid from wrist down and neck up.
Answered By: Charles - 6/29/2008
The rule of thumb is to make sure it's not visible when in uniform. Some places allow officers to have visible tattoos as long as they are not gang related/ violent/sexual, other places strictly forbid visible tattoos.
Answered By: no name cat - 6/29/2008
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