Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote,
Marcus L. Rowland
ffutures

The Police Code update

I'm slowly working my way through this and got to the section on "Descriptions", which has a long example of how to write up the description of a fugitive.

The only way I could get this to work was to make it a block of preformatted text inside a table. Does it look OK, or should I think again?




(Designation
of
Police Force)





Reference
  No.............




Photograph.

Full Face and Profile, also
showing ear if possible.






DESCRIPTION

OF

Name*.........................................................................
Alias, pet, or nickname among relations, friends, or women....................
               * If a married woman, give also maiden name.
Born at.......................................................................
Age (if looks it, or older, or younger).......................................
Professions or callings (past, present, and possible).........................
If single or married, and if so, name of wife and christian names or pet
  names of children...........................................................
If been or now cohabiting with a man or woman, his or her name, pet or
nickname, and particulars concerning him or her...............................
Wanted for....................................................................
***............................................................................
Height (tall, short, medium)..................................................
Build (stout, thin, erect, stooping)..........................................
Head (any peculiarity, size of hat)...........................................
Hair (colour, quantity, parting, cut).........................................
Eyebrows (colour, thick, thin, shape).........................................
Forehead (high, low, straight, sloping).......................................
Eyes (blue, grey, hazel, large, small, peculiarities).........................
Sight (long, short, wearing glasses, pince-nez or spectacles).................
Nose (large, small, Jewish, turned up)........................................
Mouth (open, close shut, shows teeth).........................................
Lips (thick, thin, protruding, receding)......................................
Teeth (clean, discoloured, stopped, if any false, especially in front)........
Fingers (long, short, nails, any peculiarities, size of gloves, rings or ring
  marks on which finger)......................................................
Chin (round, pointed turned up)...............................................
Ears (large, small, close to head, protruding, with long or short lobe, if
  pierced)....................................................................
Face (long, round, smiling, scowling, wrinkled)...............................
Complexion (fair, dark, fresh)................................................
Beard (colour, thick or thin, style)..........................................
Moustache (ditto, ends waxed, turned up, &c)..................................
† Marks, warts, pimples, birthmarks, freckles, tattoo marks, scars, about the
  face, neck, hands, arms, or Person..........................................
† Peculiarities of Manner, Habit (smoking, eating, drinking), Appearance,
  Gait, Speech, Voice, or Accomplishments, mental or physical, or Defects
  (e.g., Rupture and wearing a truss, weak knees or ankles, and wearing
  elastic stockings, or, in the case of a German, duel marks.
Specimen of Handwriting.......................................................
Companionship.................................................................
Dress.........................................................................
Date of absconding............................................................
Where likely to be found, known, or heard of..................................
Note information to...........................................................
             Place
             Nearest Telegraph Office
             Telephone Number
                                       day of                           19   .

                     ***State if a warrant has been issued.


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