A dictionary of cop talk
It’s like a dialect,” says Brooklyn South’s Jon Tenney of the show’s sometimes hard-to-follow dialogue. We’re not talking dose Noo Yawk accents, either; it’s the impenetrable police jargon (authenticated by ex-cop Bill Clark) that leaves you searching for subtitles. To wit, our handy guide.
BUS: Ambulance (”Get him in the house till the bus gets here”)
DAT: Desk appearance ticket, no jail time
(THE) JOB: The police department