Date: Sun, 28 Apr 1996 08:54:37 -0700 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: 9= police How did the number 9, nines, or 99 come to be used as street slang for the police? ============ A number of years ago I asked a wayward uncle of mine why he called the police "fuzz"? He replied, "Because they are always fuzzing around." crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] (SETH SKLAREY)