Alberta city police must hide tattoosTattoo ban policy must be taken on case-by-case basis: LawyerBy Amanda Silliker10/08/2012|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/09/2012 Whether it be the name of a loved one, a Chinese symbol or a full arm sleeve, police officers in Medicine Hat, Alta., are required to keep their tattoos under wraps. In August, the Medicine Hat Police Service upheld a policy requiring officers to cover up any tattoos while on duty, according to Andy McGrogan, the city’s police chief. The policy, first implemented in 2008, was recently challenged by an officer who wanted to display his body art while on the job. So, the 115-officer police force decided to survey community members to see if they would be comfortable if the policy was amended. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.