Life-Size Cop Cutouts In Stores
Life-size cop cutouts jto be set up in stores By The Associated Press *V ^ DALLAS — Shoppers at Dallas-'area Dallas-'area food stores may find them- them- selves looking into'the eyes of the law — and doing a double take. v The police officers they'll sec 'standing in Kroger stores are life- size, and look' pretty real.' But ''they're not. They're 6-foot card•'board card•'board cutouts of Dallas'finest. 11 Call them Scarecrooks. They "•operate on the same principle as ''scarecrows. '"' And they're part of a new anti•shoplifting anti•shoplifting campaign borrowed and are affixed to stands. They portray officers in uniform in natural natural poses. A sign at the cutouts' feet states simply: "Shoplifting is a Crime." The photos, at D'Alessanclro's request, were shot straight on, "to make it appear that wherever you move, they are looking at you." Police Corporal Chip Bulin appeared appeared satisfied with the life-size cardboard photograph of himself. And he liked his assignment — right in the cosmetics section. "That's where all the women are,"he said.