In this short video, BBC presents a Guinness record holder, Lois Gibson, who has helped the police catch the most number of criminals: 1226. Facial composite has a not-so-long history, as History of Forensic Art reports: Well over a hundred years ago, law enforcement agencies began using composite drawings to aid in an investigation where … Continue reading Meet Lois Gibson: A Police Sketch Artist
In the recent shooting at YouTube HQ, we thought we would comment on these terrible lone wolf attacks. In one of our newsletters we stated that a lone wolf attacker is someone who prepares and commits violent acts alone, outside of any command structure and without material assistance from any group. However, he or she … Continue reading Behind Lone Wolves
DISCLAIMER: Under no circumstances does Law Enforcement English intend to propagate terror, threat, violence or tragedy. The materials published on this site are purely for research and/or studying purposes and we would like to highlight different aspects in English language that police officers and law enforcement experts might find useful. In a truly terrifying tweet, … Continue reading YouTube Shooter – Exercise
Our latest post dealt with Reported Speech and the words said and tell, and now we are moving on to other reporting verbs. When we use Reported Speech, we report someone’s words, which means the words have already been spoken. It might sound difficult but, in reality it is not that hard. (By the way, … Continue reading Reporting Verbs in Law Enforcement English 2.
Have you ever used Reported Speech in your police job? Do you have to make reports? In this article, we will cover some reporting verbs that we can use in Reported Speech, making our speech a bit more informative. We will begin with some revision of Reported Speech and then, in our next article, we … Continue reading Reporting Verbs in Law Enforcement English 1.
Do you like film reviews? Do you read them? What was the last one you read? You might not have to write film reviews, nevertheless one might be interested in reading them. Film reviews often include genres, actors/actresses, director, setting/background, plot/story, and recommendations. Study these useful language/examples: Genres: action, adventure, comedies, crime (gangster), dramas, … Continue reading How to Write A Film Review
One of the most used grammatical structure that law enforcement English has to offer is Passive. Why? The answer is quite simple: usually, the subjects suffer in a certain context, nobody wants to be stabbed, robbed or killed for that matter. Sounds cruel? It is not by chance, you can take a look at any … Continue reading GRAMMAR: PASSIVE AND TERRORISM
Dennis Rader’s journey to becoming one of the longest serial killing in American history. This week on March 9th, it will be 72 years since he was born. His story has been adapted into both a novella and a movie. It was Stephen King, the legendary horror author who reimagined what Rader’s marriage could have … Continue reading 72 years ago in Pittsburg
Missing Halloween? We too miss it, but not to worry, because our first CaseFile has just been turned into an online mini-course! Try it for free, but do not blame us for the nightmares 🙂 Somewhere in the world, it is still a dark February with lots of snow, so why not get a … Continue reading Practice English With This Creepy Mini Course – For FREE
We witness all kinds of motions daily, and while our brains register these activities, but when it comes to remembering them, especially when asked, that is a whole new level. If you have ever been in a situation when you were made to remember a certain thing from your past, you might not have been … Continue reading Interrogation: Police Questions in English