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the police or they?

Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:51 pm
by tamguatlay
A police spokesman said a 26-year-old man has been arrested for a negligent act causing death, and they are investigating.

Should it be "the police" instead of "they"?

Thanks!

Re: the police or they?

Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:46 am
by Alan
No, since the only possible referent of "they" here is "the police"...