Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: Opinions and comments on 5/10 episode
From: email@example.com (Dave Mack)
Date: 1990-05-12, 11:23
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Paul Raveling) writes:
> >In article <1990May11.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> >email@example.com (George Ferguson) writes:
>> >> In article <7272@ur-cc.UUCP> firstname.lastname@example.org (Ben
> >Wright) writes:
>>> >> >I disliked Cooper's "FBI" jacket. I understand that it's probably
>>> >> >regulation to wear such a uniform when perforing risky entry-type
>>> >> >operations, but without the tenchcoat, it ain't my man Cooper.
>> >> On the contrary, Cooper is a Company man through and through. If it's
>> >> regulations, then he'd do it.
> > The last I knew the regulation FBI uniform was more like
> > a gray suit. Some people claim that the way to recognize
> > an FBI agent in a crowd is to look for the least conspicuous
> > person. I'd bet that the FBI jacket was purely poking fun at
> > that image.
Actually, it looks exactly like a standard FBI operations jacket. All
plainclothes officers wear jackets along these lines when they go into
a situation where there's potential for a firefight. It would be very
embarassing to be shot by another a cop because he didn't know you
were one too and you were waving a gun around.
-- Dave Mack