TapOne finger at a time at NYPD

Do you remember all those old US detective programs like Kojak and Columbo? You get the inevitable scene back at the precinct with the bustling and noisy office where you would see a detective pecking away at a manual typewriter whilst taking down the statement of a suspect or producing a case report.

Well things don’t change much. Despite the glowing BBC report of the NYPD Real Time Crime Center (spelled wrongly in the article) if you look in another place you will find that NYPD has just signed a $1 contract for … manual and electric typewriters

Gee, Officer Krupke, your pension will surely come soon, just fill out this form with three carbons.

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