Originally Posted by Brainiac
Because they don't have an infinite amount of cops. They can't just wait outside 1,000 houses if 1,000 idiots insist they can't search their house in a unique situation like this.
Fair point. I'll ask then why they're going door to door if they don't have te manpower to sweep every house. If as you say there are 1,000 homes you cannot check them all anyway. And the ones you do? Short search anyway where you could miss him.