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Police, Crime & 999: The True Story of a Front Line Officer
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Police, Crime & 999: The True Story of a Front Line Officer (Paperback)
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Ever wondered what really happens behind the scenes in the police? What bizarre 999 calls are made to the emergency services? Why can wearing two pairs of socks make you a suspect? What is the link between police and vampires? Which Royal arrest never made news headlines? What covert sign do officers make when they no longer wish to talk to you? After successful careers in both the military and business, John Donoghue realised that the higher you get in any organisation, the less fun you have. So, after handing back his expense account and company car, he joined the police in search of excitement and thrills...and discovered some surprising answers to these puzzling questions. PC John Donoghue reveals all in his fascinating and hilarious true account of a year in the life of a front line response officer. Names and places have been changed to protect the guilty...but if you call the police, maybe, just maybe, it could be Police Constable John Donoghue turning up at your door. This book will appeal to anyone interested in crime and police, as well as fans of autobiographies and humour.

BiographyMemoirsBiographyTrue storiesTrue crimePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesEmergency servicesPolice & security services Publisher: Troubador Publishing Publication Date: 13/05/2011 ISBN-13: 9781848766853  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Loved this book. Lots of humour and excellent observations that really bring to life, but without ever trivialising, the day-to-day challenges police officers have to face - rather them than me! Buy it - you won't regret it!

- 28/09/2011
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