(ca.1980s, (c) Pikes Peak Library District. All rights reserved, Image 001-688)

“A uniformed police officer and a minister sit in a police car while the minister speaks on the car radio.”

Yeah, we’re still trying to figure it out, too.

 

3 Responses to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 3/10/10

  1. That is very obviously Noel, dressed as a priest, calling in his latest crazy prank. ;)

  2. Noel Black says:

    What pranks? The cop looks like he’s made out of wax and what kind of priest wears cop glasses?

  3. Bob Miller says:

    Obviously an undercover operation back in the 70s, almost ’60s… Obviously the Clergy member is using a maniquen in the driver’s seat to avoid attention/apprehension while using the HOV lane.

    Noel noticed the cop glasses, one might also consider the cop haircut of the person holding the old school Motorola Micro-phone; not quite Howie Long style but close, given the 40 year or so gap.

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