The Call Box: Learning to Detect

By Ed Meckle, Retired LAPD                                                    June 3, 2018 The year was 1959, the Dodgers playing at the coliseum are about to start a world series. I was newly assigned to Metro Division and on a one-month training loan to Newton Detectives, (nicknamed Shootin’ Newton). My partner, mentor is Sergeant Bill Pinkston (Pinkie). His specialty was Business Burglary. He was an old timer and very good at what he did.  He never lectured. I just watched, … Continue reading The Call Box: Learning to Detect