Thread: What is a CAL?

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    What is a CAL?

    I transcribe patrol reports and lately have been running across the term "CAL/Cal," as in "CAL was prepared and forwarded to Investigation." I'm unfamiliar with the term and can't find it in police glossaries. Can someone please tell me what it means? Thanks!

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    Have you tried asking someone from the agency that you transcribe for? They would know better what their own reports say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SgtCHP View Post
    Have you tried asking someone from the agency that you transcribe for? They would know better what their own reports say.
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    CALcuator
    CALifornia
    CALcification
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    Calling All Ladies. Calories how bout some context.
    My soul has been removed to make room for all this sarcasm

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    http://www.acronymfinder.com/CAL.html

    Only one I found there was perhaps "Caliber".

    As IAM Rand said, context please!
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    I think what my colleagues are saying is this: Police lingo varies from locale to locale, so we don't really know what CAL means in your neck of the woods. Just ask one of the officers in your department.
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