"Endeavored"

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"We endeavored on Fulton County
Criminal warrant # 123456." ( this statement is referring to an attempt to make an arrest.)

Is the above the correct way to use "Endeavored."
 

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kudzu said:
"We endeavored on Fulton County
Criminal warrant # 123456." ( this statement is referring to an attempt to make an arrest.)

Is the above the correct way to use "Endeavored."

Unless this is police jargon, it is not correct.

Usually it would be "attempted to execute" the warrant.

One could say "endeavored to execute", but it is a bit flowery for making arrests.
 

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The modern police force is getting flowery here in language.;-)
 
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