Of course, the tabloids also allege that rehearsal dates have been planned, tour dates are being finalized for May and June, and a formal announcement is looming.

Calls by Pollstar to various sources resulted in no new information or even confirmation of the rumors.However, the following nebulous message attributed to a spokesperson at Interscope Geffen A&M Records, the band’s label, was posted January 3 on Sting‘s web site:

“As the 30th anniversary of the first Police single approaches, discussions have been underway as to how this will be commemorated. While we can confirm that there will indeed be something special done to mark the occasion, the depth of the band’s involvement still remains undetermined.”