Tag Archives: IdentityTheft

The boot

Blog“The boot” – An affectionate term used to refer to a recruit or a rookie. The term has roots in the military and policing, as the recruit is expected to maintain a pristine uniform including well polished and shined uniform boots.

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Recovered stolen auto

Day shift #1

I spent the day gathering evidence for the fraud and identity theft file from last block.  I had a platoon mate present a photo pack line up to the two witnesses and the suspect was correctly identified.  Aside from covering for a few calls, it was a paper day to piece together the fraud file.

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Change of scenery

Day shift #1

We started the shift a little skinny on people with vacations, court time and illness.  I ended up working in a different zone to cover off and balance out the numbers.  It was a fairly routine day, we typically try not to hand larger files to members covering a zone to avoid having to run between zones for follow up.  Sometimes it’s unavoidable though, I took a call that appeared to be a simple theft that has turned into a full fraud and identity theft file.  I figured I’d be assigned to the zone for the whole block though so it was no issue.  It’s a nice change of scenery once in a while and a good chance to work with other platoon mates. Continue reading Change of scenery