True Blue Police Stories by Those Who Have Lived Them

ISBN-10: 0312995377

ISBN-13: 9780312995379

Edition: 2004

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After September 11, 2001, Las Vegas Police Sergeant Randy Sutton began soliciting writing from law enforcement officers-his goal being to bridge the gap between the police and those they serve, with a book that offers a broad and thoughtful look at the many facets of police life. Hundreds of active and former officers from all over the United States responded: men and women from big cities and small towns, some who had written professionally, but most of whom were doing so for the first time. The result is True Blue, a collection of funny, charming, exciting, haunting stories about murder investigations, missing children, bungling burglars, car chases, lonely and desperate shut-ins, routine traffic stops, officers killed in the line of duty, and the life-changing events of September 11. Here, officers reveal their emotions as they recount the defining moments of their careers. Some of the stories include: -Two cops' desperate search for a missing child feared kidnapped -The revival of the one-month old baby who was shot in the face in a drive-by shooting -A patrol officer's dramatic showdown with a hostage-holding gunman -On-the-scene details of rescue and tragedy during the 9/11 terrorist attacks
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List price: $6.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 3/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

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