This Week In Our Small-Town Police Blotter: Choose A Woman and Go!

It’s unbelievable what law enforcement officials have to deal with around here. This, folks, is from the most recent edition of our weekly newspaper: “Police were advised of a truck driving at a high speed on Boulevard Street.  When they located it, it was stopped in the roadway with the driver’s side door open.  A…

This Week In Our Small-Town Police Blotter: Colloquialisms In the Police Report

Our weekly newspaper often uses colloquialisms in their news stories about local law enforcement activities.  Of course the law enforcement officials themselves may use these words in their official police reports, and the newspaper may simply repeat what is in the reports.  Regardless, people from other parts of the country might not understand the stories.  An example this…