Tag: cop

Apr 23

Book Review: The Job

The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop by Steve Osborne I love reading or listening to stories about people who live very different lives from me, and Osborn is “not a liberal,” a working class, raised Catholic, non-intellectual Brooklyn cop for whom beating people up is as common and …

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Jun 14

Book Review: Hero to Zero

Hero To Zero by Zach Fortier I got this off bookbub, figuring that I was willing to take a chance on a free book. It’s exactly as promised: stories of cops who went from excelling in their career to being persona-non-grata, usually because of hubris. Fortier has a direct style of writing. For the most …

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Jan 03

Book Review: Facing Violence

Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected by Rory Miller I can’t say this book was notably different in quality than MEDITATIONS ON VIOLENCE, which I gave 5 stars, but I didn’t like this one as much. This book covers a lot of the same material as MEDITATIONS ON VIOLENCE, except that it has a brief …

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