Even after English saw the
videos (which are posted on YouTube,
she still wasn’t convinced.
The figure coming out of her
office definitely gave her pause, however, she said. It was fast,
but the film crew slowed the footage down and split it into still
frames, she said.
“You could see there’s a
definite shape to it, but I still don’t know what it is. ... That
one made even my officer raise eyebrows, like, ‘Wow, what was
that?’” she said.
After seeing the videos, English
put the whole subject out of her mind. She wasn’t convinced one
way or the other, but she decided to let it drop, file it under
“unknown” and move on, she said.
Then three or four months later,
Glosser contacted her to let her know he had sent the footage to
A&E’s “My Ghost Story.” English said she talked back and
forth with producers over the phone, then they flew her out to Los
Angeles for on-camera interviews.
Now, more than a year after the
original footage was shot, the episode is ready to go.
English is excited to see her
department on TV, and she’s also a little apprehensive to see how
the episode turned out, she said.
As far as whether the Junction
City Police Department really is haunted, English isn’t sure —
and she’s OK with that. If it is a ghost, it’s not a scary one,
“Being here, you know, you
don’t feel scared. You don’t feel like there’s some kind of
evil presence, not at all,” she said. “... I get a little
aggravated when some things go missing, but they always turn up ...
in the most unexpected places.
“My line of work, I tend to
look for the hard facts and evidence, but some things just can’t
be explained,” English said. “When it comes to ghosts, you
can’t prove or disprove anything, and it really comes down to
personal belief in spiritual life. Do I believe that a spiritual
life exists? Absolutely. Do I believe that it’s souls trapped
between existences? It could be —that’s a whole realm I’m not