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Should the letters "S" and "O" in, sheriff's office, be captialized in the following sentence?  John Smith called the sheriff's office to report his vehicle stolen.

asked May 07 '13 at 01:28 Cherrist Customer New member

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No, sheriff's office is not a proper noun in your sentence. It would be capitalized only if it is a proper name, such as: "The San Joaquin County Sheriff's office is located in Stockton, California."

link comment answered May 07 '13 at 03:05 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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