Street Crime Short Stories #10

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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… Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #10

Street Crime Short Stories #9

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Copyright 1-4992347791-2017 Street Crime Short Stories #9 After two years in O.C.I. (Organized Crime & Intelligence), I found myself on day shift patrol. With only four years seniority, I was low man on the pole. Most of the senior guys were on day shift. They had done their time on evenings and graveyard shifts seeing and doing what most cops do. They found… Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #9

Street Crime Short Stories #7

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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… Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #7

Street Crime Short Stories #6

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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… Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #6

Street Crime Short Stories #4

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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,… Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #4

Street Crime Short Stories #1

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Street Crime Short Stories # 1 This story is protected under U.S. Copyright # 1-4002347791-2017 During one of the times I needed respite from investigations, I went back to graveyard shift patrol. It was around 3:00 A.M. on a quiet fall night. I was riding the Bottoms AKA the Allendale neighborhood. A great cop, and a friend of mine, was… Continue reading Street Crime Short Stories #1