Cops: Cheating Death

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Globe Pequot, 2007 - True Crime - 290 pages
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Here are thirty-four adrenaline-infused stories of police putting their lives on the line in pursuit of justice. These compelling true accounts of cops seconds from death will appeal to a large cross section of readers of adventure and crime stories: An Ohio state trooper shot by a crazed hitchhiker; a Pennsylvania policeman assaulted by an angry professor; a Maine cop attacked by a pedophile who's picture appeared on America's Most Wanted; and a North Dakota cop shot by a perp who was the subject of a nationwide manhunt, among many others. 

 
 

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This guy is an idiot and a terrible writer/researcher. A story, which takes place in my town, features blatant lies- completely false and different from any news or police reports. Spreading falseness to try and make sales.

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I love officer Jamie Longolucco, he actually saved my life. I thank GOD that this officer's life was spared because he is truely an incredible person. I'm so proud to say that I know Officer Jamie Longolucco. GOD bless you Officer Longolucco.

Contents

A Womans Survival Epic
1
Three Thousand American Lives Saved and Counting
17
Two Hits for History
37
The Vest Faces Its First Critical Test
65
Lets See How Many People I Can Shoot Today
81
Shot Wounded and Retired from the Force
95
SelfDefense Maestro
121
The Shooting of a Constable
137
Nutty Professor with an Intent to Kill
171
TwoWheelers and a Remarkable Motorcycle Save
199
Shooting from the Lip and a Massacre Avoided
219
The Save That Almost Didnt Happen
239
My Sixty Seconds of Insanity
259
A Childs Premonition of Doom
273
Acknowledgments
287
Copyright

One Different Choice Would Have Changed Everything
151

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About the author (2007)

Al Venter has been an international correspondent for nearly thirty years, most frequently for the Jane's International Group. Among his previous works are The Chopper Boys: Helicopter Warfare in Africa and The Iraqi War Debrief: Why Saddam Was Toppled. A native of South Africa, he currently lives in Canada.

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