When senior management throwing large number of resources and funds to resolve a sensitive issue. Often seen in conjunction with vague orders from management to "just fix it." Widely used in the works by author David Simon in his dealings with the Baltimore Homicide unit.
When a tourist is murdered in Baltimore, it's a "redball" case for Homicide
Unlike blue balls, red balls occur strictly BECAUSE one is engaging in sexual intercourse. Most often the result of going balls deep in a menstruating woman. If this occurs during a non-menstrual cycle, stop having sex with little girls and/or seek medical help immediately.
Yo, son! Last night I was banging this chick, but she didn't tell me it was shark week. I woke up and I had red balls. Damn, I should have been on the discovery channel.