KPD Reveals New Cancer Awareness Police Tahoe
As part of the KPD winter uniform male officers have been authorized to grow and wear a well-groomed mustache or goatee. This is a temporary allowance to KPD grooming standards. This month is commonly referred to as “No Shave November”, where men will opt to grow a mustache to raise awareness and support for men’s health issues, to include prostate cancer.
According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women (12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime (2018). Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American women and is the most commonly diagnosed.
Additionally, 1 in 9 (11.6%) American men will have prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American men and is the most commonly diagnosed (American Cancer Society, 2018).
The police unit will be on display at the Mohave County Fairgrounds, 2600 Fairgrounds Blvd. on Saturday, November 10th, between 9 am and 5 pm, and Sunday, November 11th, between 9 am and 3 pm.
The cost for the graphics and installation was paid for utilizing drug seizure monies at no cost to the general fund dollars.
American Cancer Society. (2018). Cancer facts & figures 2018. Retrieved from https://www.cancer.org/content/dam/cancer-org/research/cancer-facts-and-statistics/annual-cancer-facts-and-figures/2018/cancer-facts-and-figures-2018.pdf (https://www.cancer.org/content/dam/cancer-org/research/cancer-facts-and-statistics/annual-cancer-facts-and-figures/2018/cancer-facts-and-figures-2018.pdf)