True Blue: To Protect and Serve
Lieutenant Randy Sutton’s fascinating collection of stories and memories, solicited from law enforcement officers across the country, offers a broad and insightful look at the many facets of police life: courage, exhilaration, frustration, loss, and even humor—from the everyday to the career-defining moments on the job. Told by the cops who lived them, the stories in True Blue show what it truly means to protect and serve.
“[Sutton] brings to vivid reality the real stories of cops whose guts and glory are seldom seen and rarely heard.”—John Langley, creator of COPS
Readers will come to recognize the faces behind the badge, as they witness officers charge into the unknown on The Beat, honor and mourn friends in The Fallen, hear the War Stories spread in police locker rooms and bars, discover the unbreakable line between civilian and cop in the Line of Duty, and feel the blood-boiling adrenaline during those life-altering moments when a cop must use Deadly Force.
“They all come right from the heart that beats beneath the badge.”—New York Daily News on True Blue (vol. I)
A portion of the royalties for this book will be donated to The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Queensowntalia - LibraryThing
An interesting little collection of personal stories by police officers. Some are more effective than others, but overall a good read, with even some humor thrown into the mix. Read full review