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Two more

Posted by Shae on May 02, 2003

In Reply to: Two more posted by Miri Barak on May 02, 2003

: Again from "crime scene investigation"

: 1. one policeman asks another to take notes for him because he is going to be sick and she tells him:

: "I got it, go get some fresh air. I heard it on the scanner. A quadruple. Figured you'd might need a hand.

: my question: what does she means by qudruple, is it the voice intensified four times, on the scanner?

: 2. the chief tells his policewoman "Call dispatch, you tell my entire graveyard shift that I want them here ASAP, no exceptions."

: I wanted to know the meaning of "call dispatch". does it mean to announce immediatly, maybe on the scanner?

: Thank you very much beforehand!

1. 'Quadruple' means 'quadruple murder,' i.e., there were four bodies. Two bodies would be a double murder.

2. 'Call dispatch,' in this instance, means 'call headquarters.' He wants the entire night shift (graveyard shift) sent to the scene of the crime immediately. That's my understanding.