If you stood 30 cops shoulder to shoulder, three-quarters of them would have a mustache. Hopefully none of them were female!
By Marilyn Meredith In the beginning, my sister helped me connect with a critique group because I couldn’t locate one where I lived. She read my chapters and reported … Continue reading
By Ed Meckle, Retired LAPD Robbery defined: 211 P.C. (California Penal Code): 1. Taking money/goods/property 2. in possession of another 3. from their person or immediate presence 4. by use … Continue reading
By Mikey, Retired LAPD …or “how I almost got fired,” as a recruit! It was probably the second month of my LAPD academy training and we were in formation … Continue reading
Metro was considered a “choice” assignment and is still referred to today as “elite.” Volunteers were many but only a select handful ever made it.
Did you ever have a co-worker who was just weird? No matter how hard you tried, you just couldn’t find a common ground.
Less than two minutes out, I turn north from Washington onto Vermont. Directly in front of us is a motorcycle, single male rider, young, no helmet (not then required).
It is listed on the “hot sheet” as stolen.
It was the winter of 1978 and as I recall the rain was relentless, not unlike what we have just experienced this year (2016). I was working Morning Watch with my partner Larry A. who liked to drive.