Street Crime Short Stories #8

“There go ur car” #2 Copyright 1-4992347791 My permanent duty station in the Marines was Camp Le June, N.C. I was a tanker and belonged to the 2nd tank battalion, Charlie company. I was overseas for almost eight months. I saved all my pay I could. When I hit stateside, I wasted no time searching for a nice little car for transportation. Within a week I found her. … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #8

Street Crime Short Stories #7

Street crime short stories # 7 Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 I was riding Queensborough on graveyard patrol. My regularly assigned police unit was in the police garage out of service. A story for a later date. All spare police units were on the streets. The desk Sergeant assigned me the semi marked unit belonging to Lt. Woods for my shift. I was given strict orders to take care of … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #7

Street Crime Short Stories #6

Street crime short stories #6 Copyright 1-4992347791 The Shreveport Police Department Criminal Investigations Division provided on duty detectives 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Years later the third shift, dubbed Graveyard, was dissolved.  Then later the second shift was suspeneded also. All detectives were assigned to day shift. If a major crime occurred at night, the sleepy detectives crawled out of bed and responded to … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #6

Street Crime Short Stories #5

Street crime short stories # 5 Copyright protected 1-4992347791 It was misting cold rain in Shreveport this winter night.  I finished typing a rapist’s confession in a tiny closet within the Investigations Division of Shreveport Police Department.   My commander called it my office; I called it my cave.  It did not have a window.  The jail cells were one floor directly above. The difference was I had a … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #5

Street Crime Short Stories #4

Street crime short stories #4 U.S. Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 I was back on patrol working day shift in the Shreve City area. It was fall, my favorite season. It was early morning in Dallas, Texas. She was washing her brand new Chevy Camaro in a self serve carwash. She was an attractive, young, single lady. She pulled into a empty bay, looked around and felt secure. She … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #4

Street Crime Short Stories #3

 My first shooting call: U.S. Copyright #1-4992347701, 2017 As I have shared before, my upbringing was partially spent in the country on a remote farm near Hall Summit, LA. When I reached the age of 12, we moved to Shreveport and settled into the blue collar neighborhood of Cedar Grove. I was an A/B student in Hall Summit. I soon became a C/D/F student. The … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #3

Street Crime Short Stories #2

Street crime short stories #2 U.S. Copyright # 1-4992347701 I found myself back on patrol working graveyard shift in west Shreveport. I was assigned to ride Mooretown and Queensborough on this cold and wet winter night. The temperature was in the lower 40’s with a steady mix of rain and sleet. As a rookie in training, I rode with D.E. Stevens in Cedar Grove. I … Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #2