On A Full Moon 4

Warning: Graphic Content in this story! Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 “KARMA” “I am guilty of using words I do not know the true, original meaning.”  – Pat McGaha Karma from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  This is about the philosophical idea Karma (car-ma) is a word meaning the result of a person’s actions as well as the actions themselves. It is a term about the cycle of cause and effect. According to the theory of Karma, what happens to a person, … Continue reading On A Full Moon 4

Street Crime Short Stories # 11

Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 Do you ever daydream?  It was my lucky night.  I reported for patrol duty on graveyard shift with S.P.D. My favorite desk sergeant was having a night off. His relief sergeant did things his way. As I strolled up, I asked where I was riding. He said, “Looks like Cedar Grove, Mac. Yeah, Cedar Grove, The regular officers are off.” He tossed a … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories # 11

Rookie Cop Chapter 9

Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 “Impaired vision, we look alike” I continued to be bounced around other beats. One fall evening, I was assigned to Mooretown on graveyard shift. It was not as busy as Cedar Grove but it had many similarities, poor working class folks, run down rent houses, street crimes, thefts, murders, rapes and all the other bad things man does to his neighbors. L.L. was riding Queensborough. … Continue reading Rookie Cop Chapter 9

Rookie Cop Chapter 8

Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 “On Graveyard in The Graveyard” The desk sergeant was good for his word. He did his best to assign me Cedar Grove on graveyard shift during the off days of the senior officers. My buddy, Glenn Schach, rode South Highland. L.L. was now on our shift and rode Warner Park and Sunset Acres. We were busy that night when we first hit the streets. … Continue reading Rookie Cop Chapter 8

Rookie Cop Chapter 6

Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 In the mid 70’s, we worked four 10 hour shifts with three days off as Shreveport patrol officers. The senior officers enjoyed their off days off while we rookies drove their units in their beats across town. This evening I was in my old stomping grounds. I spent half my childhood in Cedar Grove before I joined the Marines in’ 69 at age 17. I had … Continue reading Rookie Cop Chapter 6

Street Crime Short Stories #10

Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 Street Crime Short Stories #10 After a month on day shift patrol, I missed the action. In some ways, days was a never ending vacation. Very little street crime occurred during the daylight hours. Nights are when thugs slither into the darkness and prey upon society. I asked for graveyard shift once again. I learned it was easy to switch with an officer … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #10