Once a Cop

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  • Author : Corey Pegues
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN : 1501110519
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Once a Cop

Once a Cop
  • Author : Corey Pegues
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 24 May 2016
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New York City Book Awards Hornblower Award Winner African American Literary Award Winner for Best Biography/Memoir As a youth, Corey Pegues was a criminal. As an adult, he became a high-ranking police officer. In this fascinating look at life on both sides of the law, Corey Pegues opens up about why he joined the New York Police Department after years as a drug dealer. Pegues speaks honestly about the poor choices he made while coming of age in New

Once a Cop

Once a Cop
  • Author : Lisa Childs
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 01 September 2009
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Putting herself in the line of fire is a dangerous way to make a living. But Roberta Meyers is proud of her job with the Lakewood P.D. No one's going to tell the dedicated police officer how to live her life. Including Holden Thomas, who thinks law enforcement is no career for a single mother. Then why is Robbie finding the outspoken youth minister—a single dad himself—so hard to resist? Holden's proud of the shelter he runs

Once a Cop Always a Cop

Once a Cop  Always a Cop
  • Author : Lawrence LaRose
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Release : 17 March 2014
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Shattering the glass ceiling in revealing new things, new innovations, and recreating a world globe, calendars, and the most accurate magnetic compass ever. Most people are unaware of what’s going on around them, but a few will envision or maybe discern what lies ahead. Mankind should eliminate all the negatives and replace them with positive things, in order to save humanity from self-destruction. Mankind has to build a narrow pathway to friendship, love, cooperation around the globe, and cease

Countdown The Liberators

Countdown  The Liberators
  • Author : Tom Kratman
  • Publisher : Baen Publishing Enterprises
  • Release : 01 February 2011
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BACK IN ACTION Old soldiers never die... except inside, when they lack a reason to live. Old soldier Wes Stauer is dying inside, from sheer lack of purpose. And then comes the knock on the door: "Our leader's son and heir has been kidnapped. We don't know where he is. We need you to get him back for us. The people who have him are numerous, warlike, and well armed. But money is no object." And then old soldiers-sailors and

101 Reasons Why You Should Not Become a Cop

101 Reasons Why You Should Not Become a Cop
  • Author : James Richard Warner
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 01 September 2005
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The real world of law enforcement often bears little similarity to the action-packed police dramas depicted on television and in the movies. Many people who are drawn into a career in law enforcement have little knowledge about the trials and tribulations faced by police officers in contemporary society. Author James Warner offers an objective point of view on this crisis in his insightful book 101 Reasons Why You Should Not Become A Cop.With a diverse background including over nineteen years

The Reluctant Hero

The Reluctant Hero
  • Author : Lenora Worth
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 15 December 2011
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JUST WHEN SHE NEEDED A HERO… Reporter Stephanie Maguire had found herself in a dangerous situation, when rugged Derek Kane rushed in to the rescue. But no sooner had he brought her to safety than he fled the scene, leaving the lovely reporter's nose twitching for information about her hero. Derek wanted to keep Stephanie safe—from him and his past. He was nobody's hero. The time he spent doing good deeds for others was to pay for his mistakes.

The Spenser Novels 22 27

The Spenser Novels 22 27
  • Author : Robert B. Parker
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 August 2012
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The iconic Boston P.I. stars in six classic crime novels in “one of the great series in the history of the American detective story" (New York Times Book Review). Thin Air Chance Small Vices Sudden Mischief Hush Money Hugger Mugger

All the Pieces Matter

All the Pieces Matter
  • Author : Jonathan Abrams
  • Publisher : Crown Archetype
  • Release : 13 February 2018
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The definitive oral history of the iconic and beloved TV show The Wire, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others involved in its creation. Since its final episode aired in 2008, HBO's acclaimed crime drama The Wire has only become more popular and influential. The issues it tackled, from the failures of the drug war and criminal justice system to systemic bias in law enforcement and other social institutions, have become more urgent and central to the national conversation.

Once Were Cops

Once Were Cops
  • Author : Ken Bruen
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release : 28 October 2008
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Michael O'Shea is a member of Ireland's police force, known as The Guards. He's also a sociopath who walks a knife edge between sanity and all-out mayhem. When an exchange program is initiated and twenty Guards come to America and twenty cops from the States go to Ireland, Shay, as he's known, has his lifelong dream come true--he becomes a member of the NYPD. But Shay's dream is about to become New York's nightmare. Paired with an unstable cop nicknamed

Once a Copper

Once a Copper
  • Author : Vikki Petraitis
  • Publisher : Wild Dingo Press
  • Release : 25 October 2021
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Once a copper, always a copper. At least that’s how it seems for Brian ‘The Skull’ Murphy, long-retired but sought out by a trail of journalists and cops who regularly beat a path to his door. Once known as Australia’s toughest cop, The Skull was both charged with manslaughter (and acquitted), then awarded a Valour Award for bravery in the line of duty. It is these two sides to the complex man that intrigue audiences to this day.

The Caterpillar Cop

The Caterpillar Cop
  • Author : James McClure
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release : 01 August 2010
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The author of The Steam Pig delivers a “powerful picture of South African society . . . The pace is fast, the solution ingenious” (The New York Times Book Review). When a twelve-year-old boy named Boetie is found strangled to death with multiple stab wounds, his killer is assumed to be a pedophile. Lt. Tromp Kramer and his sidekick, Bantu Det. Sergeant Mickey Zondi, begin to investigate and soon learn that the boy had been involved in a detective club that encouraged children

Fight the Power

Fight the Power
  • Author : Clarence Taylor
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 20 December 2018
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A story of resistance, power and politics as revealed through New York City’s complex history of police brutality The 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri was the catalyst for a national conversation about race, policing, and injustice. The subsequent killings of other black (often unarmed) citizens led to a surge of media coverage which in turn led to protests and clashes between the police and local residents that were reminiscent of the unrest of the 1960s. Fight the

Cop Killer

Cop Killer
  • Author : Angelo Morelli
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 01 May 2012
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It is 1973 when a New York police o cer is gunned down in the vestibule of a mob hangout. As the killer, ma a boss Frank Ardone, escapes despite the bullet from the slain cop's gun that remains in his shoulder, he breathes a sigh of relief, not realizing that detectives Anthony Pirelli and Solly Samuels will soon be hot on his tail. Pirelli and Samuels know they need the bullet to convict the killer. Seemingly left with few options,

A World Without Police

A World Without Police
  • Author : Geo Maher
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release : 24 August 2021
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If police are the problem, what’s the solution? Tens of millions of people poured onto the streets for Black Lives Matter, bringing with them a wholly new idea of public safety, common security, and the delivery of justice, communicating that vision in the fiery vernacular of riot, rebellion, and protest. A World Without Police transcribes these new ideas—written in slogans and chants, over occupied bridges and hastily assembled barricades—into a compelling, must-read manifesto for police abolition. Compellingly