Ontario police to be allowed to wear kippahs

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The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is changing its policy to allow Jewish officers to wear kippahs after negotiating with B'nai Brith Canada.

Reported by Aruts Sheva ;.

Ontario Police Commissioner Thomas Carrick sent a letter to the organization reaffirming that the provincial police are “committed to an inclusive culture in the workplace and recognize the importance of reflecting the diversity of the communities they serve.”

The police noted that they do not have an official kippah.

Carrick wrote that the Ontario Police Department of Fleet, Supply and Armaments is “initiating a study to determine a kippah design that meets operational requirements and requirements security for a bale issued by OPP".

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