re: Naming a detective division

From: Marty Brownfield (
Date: Fri May 17 1996 - 23:51:34 EDT

From:, on 5/17/96 8:49 PM:
> I have a unique request. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department,
> detective division has approached me to ask if I could come up with a phrase
> in Greek that they could title a unit's project.
> This project is titled DIRC: Detective Information Resource Center. Their
> job is to do investigations for many other crime units. They search for
> locations, criminal records, crime patterns, etc. for other units. They
> access to some of the most sophisticated computer resource systems that
> to do their research. Their main goal is to assist other detective units
> bad guys in jail by doing research via computer databases.
> Given this initial description, I wanted to ask if any of you could come up
> with a Greek phrase that would be catchy to put with the DIRC name. They
> looking for something catchy with a meaning pointing to their work, similar
> to the E. PLURIBUS UNUM on the U.S. coin. They want others who see it to
> ask them what it means and then they would tell them it means something.
> Could you help me produce a little two to four word phrase in Greek?
> I asked them if they could produce a phrase and then give it to me to
> translate into Greek, but they wanted me to try to come up with something
> first.
> Thanks all,
> Jim McGuire

My suggestion:

(O ZHTWN (EURISKEI (from Matt. 7:8)
"The one who seeks finds"

Or, you could make the last word (EURHSEI so that the phrase would be
"The one who seeks will find"

Marty Brownfield or

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