Overheard on the police beat

“Last name ‘Knight,’ as in shining armor.”

“He dropped an ‘on’ electric shaver down his pants.”

“The kid said his friend was just looking in the window at his reflection and that’s what they were doing when someone said they were prowling.”

“Yeah, ask them what they were doing on the second floor trying door knobs then.”

“She likes her wine, and she can get aggressive.”

“That’s the guy who came outside when we were there, right?”

“Yeah, the emotional chap.”

“It’s 30-70 of me being able to get her into a patrol car.”

“I told him that if he’s going to keep calling, we’re not his personal police department.”

“They thought it was just a bag of clothing, but then it moved.”

“Even if he has an address, it’s one at which he will fail to appear, given his 22 bench warrants.”

“This lady’s going to freak out because I’m changing lanes behind her.”

“If he’s gonna be active tonight, it might be easier to just take him to Everett so he’ll leave us alone.”

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