Writer Gideon Hodge ran past firefighters to save a laptop containing two novels that were not backed up.
A question I have had more than one person ask is about the technology used to turn red lights green. Some folks wonder if it is true police (or Fire and Ambulance) have the technology. Others know about it but want clarification on how it work.
In police work acronyms have become part of the normal lexicon. For some of my co-workers, it seems like they feel some acronyms have actually become words. These acronyms often have been developed to shorten radio communication. Some are also used, so officers do not use vulgar words around civilians. A few are clever code […]
A regular question I get asked is how do police gain entry to a home where a dead body might be. Typically they are crafting a narrative that involves a murder in the victim’s own home. As police officers, we often get called to “check the welfare” calls. These are calls where a concerned citizen […]
Years ago police officers used a series of codes to speed up communication over the radio. Commonly referred to as 10-codes this system was developed in the 1930’s by the Illinois State Police. These codes were developed due to quirks in early police radios where the first syllable of words spoke was often times cut off. By […]