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Mark S
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Postby Mark S » Fri Mar 23, 2007 7:35 pm

I thought that John DOUGLAS's books, like Mindhunter, were pretty decent.
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Postby Oleg » Fri Mar 23, 2007 8:55 pm

Last good books I read:

Restless Souls: Rebels, Refugees, Medics and Misfits on the Thai-Burma Border by Phil Thornton

Also,

Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror
by Robert Young Pelton

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Postby metallicat » Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:38 pm

Boot: An LAPD Officer's Rookie Year: William C. Dunn

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Postby Lemkie » Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:51 pm

I also just finished reading NO LIGHTS, NO SIRENS, the corruption and redemption of an inner city cop by Robert Cea.

It tells the apparent true story of a new york cop and the illegalitites he had to go through to say one step ahead. I'm not sure if I beleive this as being true or not yet. If anyone else has read it I'd love to hear your comments

This thread is great by the way, I'm constantly looking for good police related books to read.

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Postby fjacky » Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:01 pm

Serpico wasn't too bad.

That John E. Douglas' Mindhunter sure looks interesting.

We should do a little book exchange within Blueline.

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Postby IMthePheonix » Sun Apr 01, 2007 3:10 pm

From the Cop Shop by Peter V. MacDonald. Hilarious Tales From Our Men and Women of the Badge.

Some really funny stories with lots of Canadian content and some names you will recognize from Blue Line.
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Postby wannabeRCMP » Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:25 pm

Far Beyond Defensive Tactics by ? Christensen - Paladin Press.

Author was on a bit of an ego trip but a good read nonetheless.
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Postby aka » Fri Apr 13, 2007 9:23 pm

The Essential Krav Maga by Christopher Philippe.

Self-defense techniques for everyone.
It's more practical than theory but still interesting.


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