The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Tuesday, April 26, 2005

… and the cops go wizzing by …

The last time I saw this many cops was a few years ago when the bank our company was above was being robbed.* This time however, about two dozen cop cars (at least, maybe more) just flew by our office, sirens blaring and turned right at the corner into one of the many commercial parks in this section of Boca Raton, Florida. I figure we'll hear about it on the news later tonight, tomorrow at the latest.

* It was a Friday afternoon in '98 or '99 when the building we were in was surrouded by Boca's Finest. Shortly afterwards, the SWAT team showed up, and took positions around the building. A police officer managed to make it up the back stairs to our office and told us to keep the door locked. After a few tense hours the suspect was arrested—it turned out he was an escaped mental patient.

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