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Howdunit: Police Procedures and Investigation: A Guide for Writers

At a Glance

  • Details common misconceptions of police work
  • Provides useful information about why and how cops do what they do
  • Gives insight into police terminology, legal terms, drug information and more

To write a credible police story, writers need to know how police investigations really work. This latest book in the Howdunit series gives the lowdown on how everyday folks, as well as writers and journalists, misunderstand or incorrectly portray how the police work. Keeping in mind the mistakes most often made, this guide provides insight into a cop's world:

  • the terminology used by police officers
  • an in-depth look at the tools of the trade
  • legal terms
  • courtroom terminology
  • jail, gang, and convict slang
  • street talk
  • drug information
  • and tons of other useful information.

Perfect for learning why and how cops do what they do, this book is the next best thing to having a police detective personally assigned to the reader.

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Meet the Author: Lee Lofland

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