LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing at least one central Pennsylvania police department to temporarily change the way its officers dress.

Northern Lancaster County Regional Police officials said Friday that Gov. Tom Wolf’s blanket order closing non-life-sustaining businesses means dry cleaning services won’t be available to keep the regular uniforms tidy.

So, these cops will be going casual. Police said they already had the dress-down ability in reserve for such a crisis.

The coronavirus outfit, which requires only regular washing and drying, consists of a black polo shirt with an embroidered patch on the front left chest and Regional Police identification on the back, Tan khaki or coyote-colored BDU-style pants, black boots and black undershirts. Read More