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Uniforms, Badges and Credentials.
Adjudications officers, unlike inspectors and officers of some other branches of the former Service, do not work in a uniform. As officers, adjudicators are issued credentials which must be carried and presented as needed. Adjudications officers are expected to adhere to the basic grooming standards for officer corps personnel.
Appearance is a critical part of forming a favorable impression with the public served by adjudications officer.
The Officers' Handbook, A Guide for Proper Conduct and Relationships with Aliens and the General Public
, M-68, (revised 1981) governs the conduct, appearance, and grooming standards of all
officers. Pages 16 and 17 of the
cover grooming standards for all
Badges and Credentials
officer is issued a shield (badge) and credentials for identification. You are responsible for these items and need to safeguard them against possible theft or loss. See
for further information.