Breast implants no hindrance to a woman becoming a police officer, German court rules

— A has ruled are no impediment to a a .

The ruling by the administrative court in the western city of Gelsenkirchen Wednesday came after a 32-year-old woman appealed a police doctor’s assessment that her silicone implants were likely to rupture during physically demanding law-enforcement work.

But the court heard expert testimony there was less than a 20 per cent risk of an implant ripping or other painful , the dpa news agency reported.

Nationwide police guidance says women with implants are not suited for police duty because of the injury risk, but other courts have also ruled otherwise.

A Berlin court in 2014, for example, rejected the argument that protective gear would put enough pressure on a recruit’s chest to cause health problems.

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