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Lawman John Ferguson Did His Duty, Died For It

Wesley Harris
Piney Woods Journal Correspondent

The office of constable is unknown to most Louisianans. While the elective office appears on the ballot of each parish every four years, most citizens have little idea what constables do. 1,285 more words

Union Parish

End of Watch: Officer Ishkoten Koteen

On Tuesday, May 9, 1961, the UPI headline read “Jicarilla Law Officer Dies In Gun Fight.”  The article went on to relate that a wounded man had checked into the hospital at Española and had subsequently been arrested by New Mexico State Police for questioning in connection with the murder of a tribal police officer. 565 more words

New Mexico

Second Story Man by Charles Salzberg

Smart and fast-paced, this detective game of cat and mouse features Charles Salzberg’s smooth talking investigator Charlie Floyd in a romp that could aptly be called “catch me if you can.” Floyd, a recently retired investigator, can’t resist getting in on the action when his good friend Manny Perez, a Cuban-born Miami police detective, shows up on the tail of master thief Francis Hoyt. 196 more words

Mystery