The Junior Officer
by Judith Boswell
Chief of Police Bret Skoal is being blackmailed. A videotape showing his excessive use of force on a group of unarmed teenagers has been shipped overnight to the department, just in time to complicate an ongoing homicide investigation.
Officer Robbie Brooks is five years sober, and barely hanging on to his job thanks to Chief Skoal. He’s desk bound and bored, but at least he’s still alive, ...