it actually is illegal. officers are required to wear their name tags for accountability purposes.
if a cashier can be penalized for being on the clock without a name tag, so can an officer. the biggest fucked up part about it is that you can’t even report it to their superiors because their superiors probably told them to remove their tags.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 2x09 - “Cased Up” (November 11, 1991)
Nothing cheers me up better than Bryan Cranston throwing pizza.