In this “Ask a Cop” post I will answer a question from an author about an officer going to a baseball game.
In this “ask a cop” video I answer a question an author had about an autopsy. Specifically how long will it take if for the body to be released to a family for the funeral?
In this “ask a cop video” I talk about two situations when an officer does not need a warrant to go into a person’s home. This video will cover consent to search and exigent circumstances.
In this ask a cop video I answer a question about former police officers and the ability to carry a concealed firearm, CCW.
This week I decided to try my hand at something called BookTube. A community of folks on YouTube who talk about books and offer book reviews and recommendations. In this BookTube community, a Newbie video answering the below questions is considered good etiquette. Why did you start this channel? What are some fun and unique…
In the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) teams have been assessing damaged buildings. Their task is to locate survivors and also to find the remains of folks killed in the storm. During the search process, US&R teams will make spray paint marks on buildings. These markings communicate messages to…
Recently I received a few questions about the TASER electronic control device (ECD). These stem for a posting on the Kiss of Death email group. I thought others might want to know a few of these items also.
What is the difference between a paramedic and an EMT? Which one would be appropriate for the setting my story takes place in?
Recently I was reading a story and felt pulled into from the fist page. For the most part, the story was logical and much of the police dialog was accurate. Then on the second to last page, the author caused me to hit a reading road block.
The transition from law enforcement report writer to novelist is an evolution that required years for me. If you’re a cop and that’s your goal, have patience. It can be done.