Thursday, October 16, 2008

13 Thursday Acronyms from Law Enforcement

AFIS Automated Fingerprint Identification System

BAC Blood Alcohol Content

BOLO Be On the Look Out

DRE Drug Recognition Expert

DUS Drove Under Suspension

FTA Failure to Appear

FTC Failure to Comply

HTO Habitual Traffic Offender

ICE Immigration Customs Enforcement

PBT Portable Breath Test or Preliminary Breath Test

PIT Precision Intervention Technique or
Precision Immobilization Technique

REDDI Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately

SWAT Special Weapons And Tactics


Momstheword said...

Oh Oh! Hope you didn't give away any secrets! Interesting. There are some quite interesting medical acronyms too.

Robin said...

I like those - have always been interested in law enforcement. My favorite is BOLO.

A friend's husband is a special agent for the FBI and we always get to discuss interesting things - of course he never shares all the details.

Julie said...

I could tell you things, but I would have to kill you afterwards.

Jessican said...

I too enjoyed "BOLO".

ICE has been in the news a lot lately.

I also enjoyed "PIT"