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Policing the Streets is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Last Specter.

Puzzle

US Version

Four police officers are assigned to guard duty. In order to maintain peace, the officers must keep a collective eye on every inch of pavement in town.

They can see down every road as far as it extends, as long it remains a straight line.

Place each officer on a junction marked with a red X so that they can protect the entire town.

UK Version

Four police officers are assigned guard duty at various junctions around their town in an effort to ensure its continued peace and safety.

They can cover every road as far as the eye can see, as long as the road extends in a straight line.

Place each officer on a junction marked with a red X to show how every inch of pavement can be seen.

Hints




Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

US Version

Place an officer on the top road at the second junction from the right.

This will allow him to keep an eye on several roads, including diagonal ones.

UK Version

Place an officer at the second junction from the right on the top road.

This will allow him to keep an eye on several roads, including diagonal ones.

US Version

Place another officer on the second road from the bottom, at the second junction from the left.

UK Version

Place another guard at the second junction from the left on the second road from the bottom.

US Version

Place the third officer on the second road from the top, at the first junction from the right.

UK Version

Place the third officer at the first junction from the right on the second street from the top.

US Version

The junction where you place the final officer doesn't have a diagonal road.

The Memo function may help you determine which roads are already being covered by the three other officers.

UK Version

The junction where you place the final officer doesn't have a diagonal road.


Solution

Incorrect

US Version

Too bad!

The streets aren't quite safe yet.

UK Version

Oh no!

Not all of the streets are safe yet! Are you sure the police officers are monitoring every street?

Correct

US Version

Well done!

US Version

No street is left uncovered if the four guards stand at the points shown on the map.

UK Version

No street is left uncovered if the four police officers stand at the points shown on the map.

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