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Subject: Re: Opinions and comments on 5/10 episode
From: csu@alembic.acs.com (Dave Mack)
Date: 1990-05-12, 11:23
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <13392@venera.isi.edu> raveling@isi.edu (Paul Raveling) writes:
> >
> >In article <1990May11.171200.24025@cs.rochester.edu>,
> >ferguson@cs.rochester.edu (George Ferguson) writes:
>> >> In article <7272@ur-cc.UUCP> bwri_ltd@uhura.cc.rochester.edu (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


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