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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Best Comeback Response of the Year!



If you ever testify in court, you might wish you could have been as sharp as this policeman. He was being cross-examined by a defense attorney during a felony trial. The lawyer was trying to undermine the police officer's credibility ......

Q: 'Officer --- did you see my client fleeing the scene?'

A: 'No sir. But I subsequently observed a person matching the description of the offender, running several blocks away.'

Q: 'Officer -- who provided this description?'

A: 'The officer who responded to the scene.'

Q: 'A fellow officer provided the description of this so-called offender. Do you trust your fellow officers?'

A: 'Yes, sir. With my life.'

Q: 'With your life? Let me ask you this then officer. Do you have a room where you change your clothes in preparation for your daily duties?'

A: 'Yes sir, we do!'

Q: 'And do you have a locker in the room?'

A: 'Yes sir, I do.'

Q: 'And do you have a lock on your locker?'

A: 'Yes sir.'

Q: 'Now why is it, officer, if you trust your fellow officers with your life, you find it necessary to lock your locker in a room you share with these same officers?'

A: 'You see, sir -- we share the building with the court complex, and sometimes lawyers have been known to walk through that room.'

The courtroom EXPLODED with laughter, and a prompt recess was called. The officer on the stand has been nominated for this year's 'Best Comeback' line -- and we think he'll win.

15 comments:

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That is hilarious.

Kay said...

Oh my goodness! That is hilarious! What a quick thinker!

Kay L. Davies said...

Wonderful response. I might have been able to think of it later, maybe a week later, but certainly not at the time.

Kay,
Alberta

Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

This was funny Sylvia, Thank you for sharing. It made my Sunday.

Carletta said...

I love it!
Thanks for smiles Sylvia.

Arija said...

Thank you again Sylvia for making my day. See? It does not take much but if sure gives one a lift.

You're the best.

SandyCarlson said...

What a hoot! Thanks, Sylvia.

lotusleaf said...

Hilarious! Thanks, Sylvia for a nice beginning to Monday!

Splendid Little Stars said...

That's great! sharing!

Naturedigital said...

A great post Sylvia. I cant stop laughing.
What a brilliant law officer!
Costas

Ann said...

I like CSI, and all police shows and lawyers shows too.

jabblog said...

Excellent!

Louis la Vache said...

Yes! Excellent comeback!
«Louis» has it on good authority that the lawyer was from the firm of Dewey, Cheatham, and Howe.

Speaking of good comebacks. (Read it all and scroll down so you get the context...)

George said...

I love it!

Cassie said...

How funny! Wish I could remember this to pass on...

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