|3rd in the series|
|1st book in the Riverboat Mysteries|
|2nd in the series|
Author, Sandra K. Marshall is the author of The Riverboat
Mysteries set in the
Author's like to write stories using cops as heroes. It is a very dangerous job, but they have been in the news in a very negative way lately. Police officers go through extensive training, and it's ongoing. They have to get so many hours in every year, and there are classes that are mandatory for all law enforcement.
|Officers in class|
For instance, police officers are required to take classes on recognizing an autistic person and learning what to do when they meet them. Another thing they're dealing with is mentally ill people who are committing suicide by cop. This is something that happens more frequently than anyone hears about. Not only that there are hundreds of cops who commit suicide because they can't deal with what they have done. No one wants to kill someone especially a police officer. Their job is to protect you.
There are bad cops, too, and you don't often read about them in books. Those who write stories using cops as heroes need to dig deeper because there are so many more layers to these men and women than usually appears in the media.
These people suffer from their actions just like all of us. Have you ever read or written a story using a cop as a hero, or bad guy?
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