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Captain Black: True Stories of a Small Town Cop by Edward Black
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
From the little old lady with a sledgehammer and a dead mouse to the brutal murder of a well known crackhead, Edward Black tells the stories of calls he has answered, cases he has investigated, and adventurous lovers that he has encountered during his 20-plus years as a cop in the small town of Kaufman, Texas.
Chili Pimping in Atlantic City: The Memoir of a Small-Time Pimp by Michael Gourdine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Strategic Media Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The controversial autobiography of Michael "Mick-Man" Gourdine pulls no punches and provides an honest and shocking look at what one man from the wrong side of tracks felt compelled to do to achieve the American Dream. Gourdine became a pimp who operated primarily on the streets of Atlantic City, while working as a corrupt NYPD cop who specialized in narcotics trafficking and prostitution.
Boot Polish, Bears and Bush Sense: Adventures of a British Columbia Conservation Officer by Keith Rande
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Boot Polish, Bears and Bush Sense "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein Share a Conservation Officer's field experiences, whose passion to protect British Columbia's environment brought him into close contact with wildlife and the people who share their habitat.
Constable for Life: Chronicles of a Canadian Mountie by Chuck Bertrand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of short stories presents the reader with a refreshing view of policing. Entwined with the many humorous tales are some that tell of the darker realities of life. The Constable for Life anecdotes relate how a common sense, well-rounded individual attempts to police in the square mould of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Cops Don't Run by Diem Burden
Series: The Rozzers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Policing the streets of Britain in the 1990s was possibly one of the most challenging, complex, tiring, dangerous, overly-criticized and underrated jobs a young man could have chosen to do. So why do it?
A South Philadelphia Numbers Racket Linked To Police Payoffs June 1956 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In June 1956 the Philadelphia Inquirer reported the suspension of a policeman who had taken payoffs from South Philly gamblers. One of the gamblers, James "Jimmy" Singleton had been arrested twenty-four times since 1928. Singleton worked for dapper crime boss Marco Reginelli in the south and southwest Philadelphia area. Gambler Michael Switz controlled the racket in central Philadelphia.
Buried in the Walls — A petty criminal/drug addict’s travels through the Washington State penal system by GJ Face White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,280. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2019 by Fideli Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Author G.J. "Face" White takes readers on a roller coaster ride through his life of drugs, women, crime, jail time and the epiphany he reached that's kept him on the straight and narrow path since his final release from prison. The multitude of colorful characters that populate Face's life make this a fast-paced and entertaining read.
The Rozzers Collection by Diem Burden
Price: $3.72 USD. Words: 128,570. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement(4.00 from 1 review)
The memoirs of British cop, Diem Burden, who served on the front-line against crime in Cambridge for twelve years. Each of the stories cover the five, distinct stages of his police career, from a soldier in search of a new job, basic training, learning street craft, becoming an experienced cop, and finally, the different mindset required as a sergeant. An essential read for lovers of cop memoirs.
Sarge! Cases of a Chicago Police Detective Sergeant in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s by John DiMaggio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
“SARGE!” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A. DiMaggio, one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991. Among his awards are two Superintendent’s Awards of Valor and Mayor Richard J. Daley’s Praiseworthy Acknowledgment Plaque for Exceptional Act of Bravery Involving Risk of Life.