Law Enforcement Trivia

The topic of this week’s newsletter shall be law enforcement trivia.

I would also like to remind my followers who are US citizens to not forget to vote. As long as I mention it, here are the current odds as offered at Pinnacle Sports:

Biden -188

Trump +162

Taking out the juice, it implies Biden has a 63.6% chance of winning.


  1. Which country is home to the Royal Mounted Police?
  2. What are police called in England?
  3. According to which amendment do police need probably cause to arrest somebody?
  4. What is the oldest federal law enforcement agency?
  5. The passage of what 2001 act gave federal law enforcement agencies greater investigative powers?
  6. Who was the first director of the FBI?
  7. What is the name of Texas’ statewide law enforcement agency?
  8. What does SWAT stand for?
  9. Without committing a crime, what legal process allows law enforcement to seize property from people suspected of committing a crime?
  10. Where can the National Law Enforcement Museum be found?
  11. Which U.S. law enforcement agency becomes a part of the Department of Defense during wartime?
  12. In police jargon, what does Ride the Lightning mean?
  13. In police jargon, what is a Ghetto Bird?
  14. In police jargon, what is an Irish Pennant?
  15. Who were the main characters on Adam 12?
  16. Who were the main characters on CHiPs?


  1. Canada
  2. Bobbies
  3. 4th
  4. U.S. Marshalls
  5. Patriot Act
  6. J. Edgar Hoover
  7. Texas Rangers
  8. Special Weapons and Tactics
  9. Civil forfeiture
  10. Washington DC
  11. Coast Guard
  12. Tasered
  13. Helicopter
  14. Lose thread on uniform
  15. Pete Malloy and Jim Reed
  16. Larry Wilcox as Officer Jonathan Andrew Baker (1977–82) and Erik Estrada as Officer Francis "Ponch" Poncherello
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