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Police call

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Why is it called ‘police call’?

 

The reason why Marines call it “police call” comes from the way police officers meticulously search crime scenes for evidence. It is important to note that police call-ing is a valuable exercise, those same skills are used when scouting and observing the battled field.

posted on January 23, 2015 under Q&A
Michael J. Penney
Michael J. Penney is a former infantryman and Marine Corps Combat Arms instructor. During his eight year career in the Marines, he served with distinction on the battlefields of Ramadi Iraq 2005-2006/ 2007 and Kajaki/Sangin Afghanistan (2011). Learn more about Michael at michaeljpenney.com

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