Cleveland Cops

The Real Stories They Tell Each Other

John H. Tidyman

$15.95

Gritty, hilarious, and heartbreaking, these remarkable true stories take you on the roller coaster ride that is life as a Cleveland police officer. Listen in on stories the rest of us rarely get to hear: The biggest arrests, dumbest criminals, funniest practical jokes, and scariest moments. It’s an inside look at the toughest job in town.

Hardcover / 256 pages / 5.6 x 8.8 in. / ISBN 9781886228580

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Gritty, scary, hilarious, heartbreaking, and wild . . . these remarkable true stories will take you on the roller coaster ride that is life as a Cleveland police officer.

Listen in as dozens of cops—active and retired, young and old, from rookie to chief—tell about their most memorable moments patrolling the streets of Cleveland. The biggest arrests. The dumbest criminals. The funniest practical jokes. The most frightening calls . . . Their stories will give you goose bumps on one page and make you laugh until you’re gasping for breath on the next.

Foreword by Edward P. Kovacic, Chief of Police (retired), Cleveland Police Deptartment.

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Weight0.67 lbs

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

“That’s why I became a cop.” (Joining the Force)

“If you want to survive . . .” (The Police Academy)

“Good job, huh?” (New On the Beat)

“So my partner and I . . .” (Memorable Calls)

“The first time I was shot . . .” (Deadly Force)

“Next time, call the Fire Department!” (Strange but True)

“Can I touch your badge?” (In the Community)

“Some stories you never want to talk about.” (Kids in the Crossfire)

“I’m trying not to laugh . . .” (Cop Humor)

“That’s our job.” (Odds & Ends)

Acknowledgments

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