District 21 of the Chicago Police Department is made up of two distinctly different groups. There are the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's street crimes. And there's the Intelligence Unit, the team that combats the city's major offenses - organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond.
If honoring the badge means breaking the law, when does pursuing justice become criminal?
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In the United States, an "open carrier" ( also known as a "open microphone", "keyed microphone", or "open radio") is police parlance for a radio that has been inadvertently left on in Talk/Transmit mode. An open carrier stalls and paralyses broadcast traffic, leaving so-called "dead air" to reveal sudden gaps, smudges of hiss, gently swaying drones, beeping alerts, fragmented words, quick phrases, recessed conversations, and other unexpected artifacts. It's like butt-dialing everyone who is listening to the radio. See more
Police officers consistently say a person was DOA which stands for Dead On Arrival (at a hospital) when the person is found dead at the scene of a crime. What they should say is DOS which stands for Dead On Scene. See more
Referenced in Chicago Fire: One More Shot