HPD enforces dress code during court sessions

Pajamas, bedroom shoes, hats or sunglasses, among other articles of clothing will no longer be allowed when appearing before the judge in a Hartsville courtroom. | Source: MGN Online
Pajamas, bedroom shoes, hats or sunglasses, among other articles of clothing will no longer be allowed when appearing before the judge in a Hartsville courtroom. | Source: MGN Online

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) - The Hartsville Police Department has enforced a dress code during court sessions. The announcement was made Wednesday.

Pajamas, bedroom shoes, hats or sunglasses, among other articles of clothing will no longer be allowed when appearing before the judge in a Hartsville courtroom.

The following statement and list was posted on the Hartsville Police Department Facebook page Wednesday:

"In order to respect the judicial process, the Hartsville Police Department is now enforcing a dress code during court sessions. If you are appearing before our judge, please come dressed appropriately."

APPROPRIATE COURTROOM ATTIRE MEANS:

  • NO SHORTS
  • NO TANK TOPS / MUSCLE SHIRTS
  • NO HOUSE SHOES / BEDROOM SHOES
  • NO LOW CUT SHIRTS / BLOUSES
  • NO HATS
  • NO SUNGLASSES
  • NO PAJAMAS
  • NO T-SHIRTS WITH OBSCENE LANGUAGE
  • NO INAPPROPRIATE GRAPHICS
  • SHOES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES
  • NO EXPOSED UNDERCLOTHING
  • SHIRTS MUST BE TUCKED IN
  • NO TORN / RIPPED PANTS

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