I had the opportunity to chat with Evansville Police Office Phil Smith earlier today. It turns out Phil is a huge fan of Star Wars and superhero movies.

Now, admittedly I am not a big Star Wars fan although I did enjoy the Mandalorian but it seems Phil's likes may be more in line with my husband's when it comes to not just Star Wars but also superhero movies in general.

In fact, the two of them share the same favorite superhero too - Here's a hint: "he can leap tall buildings in a single bound." I think Phil & Shawn could be best friends to be honest. Personally, I'm a fan of Barry Allen aka The Flash. I love the way that Ezra Miller portrays the character in the Justice League movies. He's nerdy and quirky, and weird and awkward all while being a superhero and saving people. I am especially looking forward to the upcoming Flash movie with Miller reprising his roll as Barry Allen and none other than Michael Keaton reportedly to be coming back as the Batman for the first time since 1992.

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While Phil & I may not agree on who the best superhero is, we both agree that slowing down in school zones and stopping for school bus stop arms to protect the kids in our community is more important than whatever else we may have going on during our commutes. Take a listen to our full chat, see how Phil feels about Marvel vs DC, what he's been watching on TV lately and about how the EPD is keeping an eye out for motorists who don't obey the stop arms or the school zone speed limits. And if you'd like to see Phil & the rest of the EPD's homage to Star Wars, watch it here.

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