proper noun that needs capitalization


I am a Police Officer and in a report I refer to the emergency lights on my car. Is emergency lights a proper noun that needs to be capitalized?

asked Jan 07 '13 at 17:38 Todd Sorrell New member

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No, it's not. Neither is police officer when used in this context. If you write 'He is a police officer', that is not a proper noun. You would write 'Officer Sorrell is a police officer', because that is now a title and proper noun.

link comment answered Jan 07 '13 at 18:15 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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