Police Job Security

I file away bits and pieces of information I happen across for future use in a presentation or for reference. While going through some items the other day, I came across this bit of information. It comes from the Mammoth Book of Oddities.

A Dumb Crook

J. Douglas Cresswell tried to rob a motel while disguised by a black garbage sack over his head. The trouble was that he had forgotten to cut eyeholes in the sack; his frantic efforts to punch holes in the sack with his fingers as he stumbled towards the door delayed his getaway and he was arrested by the police.

He was jailed for twenty-five years…..

About Gary Smith

Chief Smith has served over 31 years in the criminal justice field. He is currently a consultant assisting public and private organizations better establish community goals and ethical conduct with the members of their organizations. Chief Smith serves as a facilitator, lecturer, professor and other capacities both inside and outside the criminal justice field.
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