blotter blotter  /b ˈlɑ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) absorbent paper used to dry ink
  2. (n) the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station

Usage(s):

  1. It's rarely a shock when a star's personal demons rear up in the form of a police blotter.
  2. The ranks of recent years' rich lists read like a police blotter.
  3. The actress projects authentic glamour as Norma Desmond, the demented former silent-screen star who wins her final close-up on a police blotter.

News

  1. BIZARRE BLOTTER: Woman allegedly throws firewood at her ex-boyfriend, and other bizarre crimes

    Police say a Connecticut woman got creative in picking a weapon at a pizza parlor. A naked guy wasn't deterred by a dude with a gun and punched him in the face. Those and other bizarre crimes in this edition of the bizarre blotter.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. Police Blotter: June 18

    June 18, 2013 Police Blotter and Courts Report
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Daily News

  3. Police blotter: Campers clash over missing campsite

    Editor’s note: The police blotter is written from incident reports provided by local police departments and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals named are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

Quotes

  1. "You can't absolutely kill a guy because he went out after a party and had a beer," Reese said, "but if a guy's got a [long police blotter of incidents], a list of character flaws, you have to take that stuff into consideration."
    on Apr 20, 2007 By: Jerry Reese Source: Allentown Morning Call

  2. "As offenders get smarter, so must we, and 'Police Blotter On Demand' helps us use the latest technology to stay ahead of the curve," Bouchard said.
    on Feb 1, 2010 By: Mike Bouchard Source: Royal Oak Daily Tribune

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