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Cowards Are ‘Heroes’ Here

Reality. How do you teach that without such horrific examples? And how many of those examples can you use before they simply become the status quo, the new bar to be surpassed?

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A Bicycle Debacle and A Hole in the Ceiling

“Never do that again. Never, ever show disrespect like that, or I’ll spank you, son, right here in the middle of Sixth Avenue.” A smile faded, and pursed lips replaced objective listening. more »

Apr 3, 2014 by in On The Beat (1 Comments)

Displaying The Gentle Touch

“Of course I looked,” Miller said. “What am I, an asshole? I’ve never looked for a finger before?” I opened my mouth to respond but was cut off before I could do so by Gregory asking, “How many knuckles are we talking here? One, two…three?” more »

Mar 27, 2014 by in On The Beat

Working The Job I Deserve

Dominique was working in concert with an ally none would expect—and that ally was, unfortunately, his lower gastrointestinal system and its filthy, filthy products. more »

Mar 20, 2014 by in On The Beat

Side Job at the Stop-n-Rob

I even found myself sad to leave (...), but like all aspects of said Hood, with the exception of the fryer grease, it never truly ends or stops changing, so I always had something to look forward to the next time. more »

Mar 13, 2014 by in On The Beat

Creatine vs. Coffee Cops

I took a moment to glance at the cup, a monument of brushed stainless steel with a hooked handle that, if you were good, you could hang over your gun belt or even clip it over the grip of the pistol itself when need be. more »

Mar 6, 2014 by in On The Beat

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