Officer Figoski — a father of four daughters who has worked out of the 75th Precinct, one of the city’s most crime-ridden
NOT A TEACHER
(1) I believe that you are absolutely correct.
(2) Many large American cities divide the city into police precincts or jurisdictions.
(3) If a police officer "works out of X Precinct," it means -- as you said -- that he
is assigned to that precinct.
(4) To be exact, it might mean that he works out of ( he is assigned officially and
physically) to the headquarters building of the X Precinct.
(a) For example, some people do not go to an office. They work out of their home. (Their home has computers, etc., so that they can do all the business at home.)
Student or Learner