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Summary: Join Hard Hat Harry and learn about the police and search and rescue. From their cars, motorcycles, helicopters, and boats, to the rescue dogs and everything in between. Find out what it's like to be a part of these heroic teams.

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Publisher / Publication Date: GT Media 2007

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Rusu, Meredith

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Summary: "When a sneaky crook steals money from the bank, two of LEGO City's best police officers are on the case. A high-speed car chase leads the cops all over the city -- but what happens when the crook hides in the park using some tricky disguises?" -- Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Kirschman, Ellen

Summary: Police families are brave, resilient, and proud--and they face remarkable challenges, sometimes on a daily basis. Now thoroughly updated for today's turbulent times, this is the resource that cops and their loved ones have relied on for decades. Trusted expert Ellen Kirschman gives you practical ways to manage the stress of the job and create a healthy, supportive home environment. The third...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Guilford Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 KIR

Summary: Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates is an exemplary cop. He's got the best crime stats on the force and a loyal team working under him. But the head of the police anticorruption unit, Superintendent Ted Hastings, has his doubts about Gates. Is he really that good? And more importantly, is he really that clean? Hastings decides to find out and all on a new arrival to his department, Detective...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LIN

Spence, Gerry

Summary: "We all want to feel safe. But safe from what, and from whom? In his 60-plus years as a trial lawyer, Gerry Spence has never represented a person accused of a crime in which the police hadn't themselves violated the law. Whether by covering up their own corrupt dealings, by the falsification or manufacture of evidence, or by the outright murder of innocent civilians, those individuals charged...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 SPE

Summary: The critically acclaimed drama returns for six more riveting episodes. In this season, DC Kate Fleming and DS Steve Arnott of AC-12 investigate the conduct of Sergeant Danny Waldron of the Armed Response Unit.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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Summary: Season two has Lindsay Denton, a member of AC12, a police anti-corruption unit, charged with investigating an ambush of a police convoy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2014

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LIN

Johnson, Ron

Summary: On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited race riots throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol. Charged with the Herculean task of restoring peace between a hostile African American community and the local police, Johnson, a 30-year law enforcement veteran and an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, RONALD JOH

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Summary: Combating the city's most heinous crimes, the priority of Detective Sergeant Hank Voight and his intelligence team has always been to protect their great city, bringing criminals to justice by any means necessary. Facing a new day and age in Chicago, Police are under siege and under a microscope. With police reform in full swing, the team is forced to navigate treacherous conditions in their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: Presents a collection of essays that cover varying opinions on police brutality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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Summary: New York City, November 1988. Bobby Green is the manager of a Russian nightclub owned by Marat Buzhayev. The club is frequented by gangsters like Buzhayev's nephew Vadim. Despite Bobby's hedonistic and amoral lifestyle, he is committed to his girlfriend Amada. Bobby has a secret, however, which he guards closely. His brother is Police Captain Joseph Grusinsky and his father, Bert, is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WE

Summary: About every two minutes a police officer uses a Taser. Sold as an effective way to subdue violent suspects without injuring them, Tasers, have revolutionized the way officers do their jobs. One company is responsible for this revolution: Taser International. The company's mission statement: "Protect Truth. Protect Life." In 1993, brothers Rick and Tom Smith started what would become Taser...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIL

Summary: Five Vermont state troopers are out to have a good time. Stationed in a remote area near the Canadian border, the troopers, avid pranksters have a knack for screwing up on the job. But when budget cuts in the town threaten their livelihood and pit them against arch-rival Spurbury P.D., the five friends try to straighten up and fly right. That is, until a dead body is discovered and a possible...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SUP

Summary: Brooklyn's finest are back and better than ever. Detective Jake Peralta is on a mission to be the "most amazing detective-slash-genius" ever. The season is full of shake ups and shenanigans as the crew deals with a new boss, suspicious romances, a badly planned "babymoon," undercover mayhem and outrageously funny body cam shots.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Return to ground zero in the fight against Chicago crime in all 23 episodes of this critically acclaimed drama. In Season Three, Hank Voight's intelligence unit is in the final stretch of taking down a powerful kingpin when one of his detectives is severely beaten and kidnapped. In a race against time, Voight makes the difficult decision to bring back one of the disgraced former members of his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "This collection of reports and essays explores police violence against Black, Brown, Indigenous and other marginalized communities, miscarriages of justice, and failures of token accountability and reform measures. It also makes a compelling and provocative argument against calling the police. Contributions cover a broad range of issues including the killing by police of Black men and women,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2016

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Driscoll, Laura

Summary: Explains what a police officer is and what their responsibilities are, including keeping people safe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN DRI

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: Breaking Blue is what Sheriff Tony Bamonte did when he disregarded the blue code that forbids investigating a fellow police officer. While preparing his master's thesis, Bamonte discovered new evidence linking a local officer to the 1935 murder of town marshal George Conniff. This is a gripping story of cop against cop and a collision between two generations of lawmen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1992

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1 EGA

Kellerman, Faye

Summary: "Detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, risk life and limb to solve a pair of brutal murders that may be tied to a crime from more than twenty years ago in this intense and addictive mystery from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman. On a quiet suburban street in upstate Greenbury, New York, the brutally beaten body of a young man is discovered in the woods adjacent to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Perry, Anne

Summary: "It is not the custom for the commander of Special Branch to receive a royal summons-- so Thomas Pitt knows it must be for a matter of the gravest importance. The body of Sir John Halberd, the Queen's confidant, has been found in the shallow water of the Serpentine in Hyde Park, bearing the evidence of a fatal blow to the head. At Her Majesty's request, Sir John had been surreptitiously...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PER

Perry, Anne.

Summary: In Victorian London, Supt. Pitt of Scotland Yard investigates the murder of three apparently disparate victims: a band leader, a naval officer and a bus conductor. All three were beheaded. The case leaves him stumped, but fortunately there is his wife.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Perry, Anne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Summary: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls "Cop Land"--A small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big-city police officers he's long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the towns peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a massive, deadly conspiracy among these local residents, he is forced to take action and make a dangerous choice between protecting his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1998

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY COP

Summary: Will Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot ever get their relationship together? Or will three wrenching crimes and the investigation of Detective Investigator Helen Morton keep them forever out of sync? Welcome back to the hit crime series set in a bucolic Yorkshire town, where you would never expect social workers to abduct a young boy ... never imagine...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DCI