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Tales from the other side of the thin blue line.

It takes a certain type of human to thrive in the high-stakes world of law enforcement. With no two days ever the same, navigating the shady regions between everyday suburbia and the criminal underworld throws up no shortage of surprises. And from among the unexpected circumstances, events, characters, scams, rip-offs, cons and tip-offs, captivating stories emerge. Here are some books full of them.

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