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Roll Call: Northeast Vice, the Queen and the Motor Cop

By Mikey, Retired LAPD

During my vice tour at Northeast, from late 1978 to 1980, I had some very fun times, dangerous times and stake-out boring times. 655 more words


25th Amendment: Will Trump Be Deposed?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about President Trump being removed from office via the 25th Amendment (thanks, Steve Bannon). I thought all that had gone away months ago, but suddenly talking heads can’t get enough of the latest talking point. 45 more words


Criminal Lines Editorial Calendar

I thought it was important to put together an editorial calendar for the Criminal Lines blog. Here is the current editorial calendar, which will go into effect on October 31, 2017: 172 more words

BLOGWORDS – 30 September 2017 – NEWSLETTER – a little birdie told me

BLOGWORDS – 30 September 2017 – NEWSLETTER – a little birdie told me

3o September 2017

Edition V

Robin’s Nest, Stories by Design

The blog is semi-suspended, on hold, AKA sadly partially neglected. 1,067 more words

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Roll Call: Short Dogs #2

By Mikey, Retired LAPD

Ventura pursuit, the CHP and the spike strips

It was early Summer ’93 and I was working Rampart Day Watch as the Watch Commander with the usual inside staff, a couple of desk officers, an assistant Watch Commander and eight units out on patrol. 671 more words

Watch Commander

Roll Call Sci-Fi Double Feature: Roll for the Galaxy + Ambition; Star Trek Fleet Captains

Roll Call summarizes the past week’s gaming exploits, and who was doing the exploiting. The tail end of school summer holidays is always busy but we managed to squeeze in a few good sci-fi games. 1,803 more words

Roll Call

A Writer’s Library: Researching Our Craft

The Criminal Investigative Function: A Guide for New Investigators by Joe Giacalone.

I loved reading this textbook. It was straight and to the point, and it provided a lot of information. 88 more words