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What cops know

cops talk about what they do, how they do it, and what it does to them

by Connie Fletcher

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Published by Villard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementConnie Fletcher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7914 .F57 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 303 p. ;
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888772M
      ISBN 100394577191
      LC Control Number90050226
      OCLC/WorldCa21594843

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      Connie Fletcher, What Cops Know (New York: Pocket Books, ), pages. This book is the result of Chicago policemen sitting down with Prof. .   The clerk didn’t know if she’d seen a weapon but had apparently placed a call to the cops reporting a possible armed robbery in progress which was what drew them to the store. So when the police arrived, they were basing their actions on information indicating that a potentially armed individual was in the store committing a crime.


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Chicago cops report from the urban front lines in Fletcher's fascinating oral dispatch. "Cops know things you and I don't," writes Fletcher (Journalism/Loyola Univ.), a claim borne out by this well-meshed compilation of cop talk&#;although not to the degree that, as she says, "a cop who works traffic has peered deeper into the recesses of the human psyche than most Author: Connie Fletcher.

When I saw this page hard cover book (What Cops know by Connie Fletcher) on Amazon for a bargain price I purchased it. I found this book to be a realistic and sometimes humorous volume about the many experiences of cops on the street. It is true that cops see and handle things the average citizen never ever experiences/5(60).

What Cops know: Today's Police Tell the Inside Story of their Work on America's Streets will make you feel like you have entered the head of police officer as you see the world through his eyes.

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