It was three-thirty in the morning when the taller of the two guards woke him by using a metal flashlight to deliver a few sharp pokes to the thigh. "Roll 'em up, Bird. You're going on a little trip," said the short one with the acne scarred…
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Any cop will tell you that just when they think they've heard it all, well, along comes something else that tops all the rest. For example, here are ten excuses people offered as explanations for why they did the things they did. All I can…
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Cops absorb lots of information during the months they spend in the training academy. Then, when they finally do hit the streets they're required to ride with a field training officer for a few months, a time when the FTO crams even more important…
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Police Procedure and Investigation: A Guide for Writers
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