Constable On Patrol — C.O.P.
He remembers his first gunfight and his panic attack and the shotgun malfunctioning. The slow motion agony of it. He was a newbie big city cop. On the street in a black-and-white, six weeks, a green rookie. His sergeant riding with him. Training Day. They got the “Officer Down!” call...
SHERIFF — Guardian of Country Life
The shotgun feels cold in your hand. The extended mag tube is heavy, leaded alternately with slugs and buck. The late summer sun is going down and the light is fading fast. You move slowly through the deep shadows, and you drop into a gully to watch and listen. Beer cans and trash. Mud. Meth waste....
A Crime Scene Story
Your heart is pounding. You turn the corner, slowing the car, seeing all the police vehicles flashing at the end of the street, and the crowd held back by the cordon of street cops. A house in a suburb, a car with the driver’s door open. The first victim you see is half in, half out of the car,...