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BPD Grows Beards To Strike Out Cancer


Last updated 8/27/2018 at 4:48pm

This squirrel sports an unusual beard. It's also unusual to see Brevard Police Department members sporting beards, but they are doing so to raise money to fight cancer.

Local residents may have noticed over the past several weeks that many of the boys in blue at the Brevard Police Department (BPD) are sporting more than a 5 o'clock shadow. Goatees, mustaches, random hair patches and even full beards are sprouting on their faces.

Most of us have heard of No-Shave November, but August? Did they all lose their razors? Is Chief Harris on vacation? Did the uniform and grooming standards change?

No, no, and no.

They are raising awareness and funds for childhood cancer research in support of St. Baldrick's Foundation. Cancer claims more children's lives th...

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