Tag: police

Feb 27

Book Review: Dead Run

Dead Run: The Murder of a Lawman and the Greatest Manhunt of the Modern American West by Dan Schultz True crime isn’t my favorite genre, so I’m not sure why I got this from audible. Maybe it was the nice cover photo. I’m glad I did. It’s a gritty and fascinating story about three anti-government …

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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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Jul 19

Book Review: Curbchek

Curbchek by Zach Fortier It wasn’t until I got to the end of this book that I realized it was by the same author of “Hero to Zero” that I’d also gotten for free off of BookBub. I suppose there aren’t all that many true-life cop short story anthologies out there. Like “Hero to Zero” …

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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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