Behind The Blue LightsNorth Country Press #ad - The last chapter offers a heartrending reminder of the ultimate price some police officers pay in the line of duty. Then, you might take pause when reading the story of "Patty and her Bicycle, "it's a stark look at the emotional side of police work when dealing with children and death notifications. As an added bonus, mark has included stories from the archives of the Maine State Police, some heartwarming stories from another Maine State Trooper and the son of a Howland police chief who explain how the Maine State Police made a big impression on their lives as children.
See their website at www. Oldcops. Com. Mark and his legendary friend, and now author, sheriff, john Ford, former Maine Game Warden, delight audiences in Maine and beyond with their tales of law enforcement back in the day in their "Blue Lights and Funny Cider" tour. You'll laugh out loud at the rendition offered by one of Mark's friends as she meets the "Nissen bread man" aka Warden John Ford.
Behind The Blue Lights #ad - In mark nickerson's second book, mark delves deeper into the reasons people become law enforcement officers, in addition to his usual hilarious stories of life as a Maine State Trooper, Behind the Blue Lights, and offers some poignant insight into the difficulties of life behind the blue lights. It's not all fun and games being a cop, and in this book Mark shows us both the humor and heartbreak behind the badge.
Deer DiariesNorth Country Press #ad - John ford, retired maine game warden, returns with book 3 of tales from his long career as a game warden in Maine. Each of them are filled with actual events and experiences, written as short stories, mostly humorous in nature, of the many great experiences the young game warden remembered the most.
This Cider Still Tastes Funny!: Further Adventures of a Game Warden in MaineIslandport Press #ad - Ford is an appealing character, a great storyteller, and he's FUNNY. John Ford Sr. As kate braestrup, john ford's stories from his long career as a maine game warden are offered with humility and good humor, said, and demonstrate an abiding affection for the land, creatures, author of the New York Times bestseller Here if you Need Me, and quirky characters of Maine.
This Cider Still Tastes Funny!: Further Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine #ad - Ford is a retired maine game warden, sheriff, and gifted storyteller who carved out a reputation as a man of the law, but one who wasn't a by-the-book enforcer. Returns to the outdoors of maine with this cider still tastes Funny! Further Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine, his follow-up to the highly popular and critically acclaimed Suddenly, the Cider Didn't Taste So Good.
. He was also more than willing to laugh at himself. He often came up with a good quip as he slipped the handcuffs on a violator, and he wasn't above accepting a lesson learned as sufficient penalty for breaking the law.
Suddenly, the Cider Didn't Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in MaineIslandport Press #ad - As a tenacious and successful warden, he was always willing to spend the time needed to nab violators of the state's fish and game laws. He's been shot at by desperate prison escapees, been outwitted by wily trappers, and rescued scores of animals. At the same time, heartless, go-by-the-book enforcer; he usually had a good quip ready when he slipped the handcuffs on a violator, he wasn't a cold, though, and he wasn't above accepting a lesson learned as sufficient penalty for breaking the law.
Retired maine game Warden John Ford has seen it all. Ford is also a very gifted storyteller and he writes of his adventures in Suddenly, a collection of true tales, both humorous and serious, the Cider Didn't Taste So Good, from the trenches of law enforcement, and also includes heartwarming accounts of his rescue of hurt or abandoned animals.
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Patrolling the Heart of the West: True Tales of a Nevada State TrooperLatah Books #ad - With a style reminiscent of the war stories exchanged during a law-enforcement family barbecue, Raabe's skill as a storyteller is evident as he imparts his wisdom and experience with a unique sense of humor, candor, and insightfulness. Andy brown, author of warnings unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base"Raabe tells his experiences with excellent accuracy, grace and wit.
As a son and brother of cops, I admire the humanity Raabe brings to each of these stories. Jon gosch, author of deep fire rise"patrolling the Heart of the West can easily be digested in short spurts, but it’s possible that when you start reading this book that it will be impossible to put down. Sparks tribune“patrolling the heart of the West is a quick, entertaining and informative glimpse into an important, sometimes dangerous career spent in a little understood corner of the country.
Patrolling the Heart of the West: True Tales of a Nevada State Trooper #ad - Ed pearce, senior reporter, are a fan of all things nevadan, kolo-tv reno"whether you have an interest in law enforcement, or just want to enjoy a good book that you won’t want to put down once you start reading it, you’ll find Patrolling the Heart of the West to be a memorable read. I couldn’t put the book down!"--Colonel Michael Hood, Nevada Highway Patrol Used book in Good Condition.
Policing can be a deadly serious business, or laughing along with some good old boys before booking them into jail, but for Raabe it also entailed buying a prisoner an ice cream cone on a hot summer day, as you'll discover in Patrolling the Heart of the West. In our contentious and politicized era, when police officers are too often portrayed as either infallible superheroes or oppressive henchmen, Raabe's charming collection reminds us that cops are mostly just ordinary men and women who've chosen an extraordinary career.
More praise for patrolling the heart of the West:"Raabe's stories reflect “the good, the bad and the ugly” aspects of patrolling our highways.
A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden's 25 Years in the Maine WoodsSkyhorse #ad - Guay searches for lost hunters and hikers. This is a memoir that reads like a true crime novel. When guay’s father died in a tragic fishing accident, a kind game warden helped him through the loss. Follow along as he and his canine companions investigate murder, search for missing persons, and rescue survivors from natural disasters.
But he found hope with the support of family and friends, and eventually returned to the woods he knew and loved from the days of his youth. Used book in Good Condition. Inspired by this experience, as well as his love of the outdoors, he became a game warden. He witnessed firsthand fema’s mismanagement of the post-Katrina cleanup efforts in New Orleans, an experience that left him scarred and disheartened.
A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden's 25 Years in the Maine Woods #ad - Skyhorse Pub Co Inc. A maine literary awards finalist, a good man with a Dog follows a game warden’s adventures from the woods of Maine to the swamps of New Orleans. He estimates that over the years, who can find discarded weapons, he has pulled more than two hundred bodies out of Maine’s north woods! His frequent companion is a little brown Labrador retriever named Reba, hidden fish, ejected shells, and missing people.
A good man with a dog explores guay’s life as he and his canine partners are exposed to terrible events, from tracking down hostile poachers to searching for victims of violent crimes, including a year-long search for the hidden graves of two babies buried by a Massachusetts cult. Roger guay takes readers into the patient, watchful world of a warden catching poachers and protecting pristine wilderness, and the sometimes CSI-like reconstruction of deer- and moose-poaching scenes.
Tuebor I Will Defend: An Anatomy of a Michigan State Police TrooperPrincipia Media LLC #ad - Tuebor I Will Defend: An Anatomy of a Michigan State Police Trooper #ad - Tuebor is the story of an honest, hard-working yet naive young man who chose to leave the safety of civillian life for a career of a dedicated police officer. Whether an aspiring police officer, a current police officer or someone who is interested in understanding what serving the public is about, these true stories capture the human side of policing.
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Open Season: True Stories of the Maine Warden ServiceDown East Books #ad - Altogether, their cumulative experiences account for more than 300 years of north woods law. In addition to hair-raising, the doldrums of a stakeout, life-and-death scenarios, the collection covers moments such as a child innocently outing his parents as “looking for deer” at night, and the grief of tragedy.
You'll live through the eyes of these twelve wardens and feel the excitement of a twig snapped in the dark. The frustration of second guessing yourself when lives are at stake. And the duty to do what's right, even when it means breaking the law. Skyhorse Pub Co Inc. Every day offered the potential for an exciting new adventure, many of which endangered the wardens' lives.
Open Season: True Stories of the Maine Warden Service #ad - Recreating the full warden experience, two lieutenants, Open Season includes 20 stories from two former colonels, a warden pilot, two sergeants, four district wardens, and one currently active-duty corporal. Used book in Good Condition. Down east. It was a time when a compass, map, and one's wits were what mattered most in the field.
Before reality tv, and dashboard computers, GPS devices, there was a coming of age for the Maine Warden Service.
My Life As A Maryland LawmanCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Moving away from home and into the big city upon graduating high school to pursue that dream. The book displays the humorous side of law enforcement, as well as the tragic side, adding some historical data along the way. If you want get some insight into the real life of a State Trooper Criminal Investigator and Small Town Police Chief, this book is for you.
. Nothing jaw dropping. Just general day to day calls and cases. It covers the journey to adulthood. The stories are told just as the author would verbally tell it in his own words. Down east. My life as a maryland lawman" details the dream of becoming a Maryland State Trooper from a boy growing up in rural Western Maryland.
If you are a stickler for grammar, spelling, and sentence structure, please save your time and money and pass this book up to avoid your feelings being hurt. Upon retiring as a trooper, he goes on to form a police department from the ground up and becomes the first Chief of Police for the town where he graduated high school.
My Life As A Maryland Lawman #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Skyhorse Pub Co Inc. Author's disclaimer; This book has not been professionally edited or proofread. It follows the author into the police academy, child abuses, to his first assignments handling a variety of calls, including thefts, and onto becoming a very competent Criminal Investigator that worked complex criminal cases, and homicides.
Trooper: A Coming-of-Age Story About a Young State TrooperJETLAUNCH #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Read about loretta, the country girl and mother who set too high a standard for her man. Read about why it takes a different breed of man to be a state trooper. Skyhorse Pub Co Inc. Down east. Read about professor victoria Whitcombe, the woman who tired of docile professors and lusted for a man with command presence.
Trooper: A Coming-of-Age Story About a Young State Trooper #ad - Read about mandy, the college girl who learned about life the hard way. Read about state trooper Bill Brand: the twenty-year-old college boy who quickly became a man.