From Las Vegas to Louisiana, police suffer the same restrictions and indignities whether it be from legal authorities, their partners, criminals, or the citizens they are sworn to protect, while trying to make their world a safer place. If you enjoy all the technical aspects of police work, try these titles. All of these titles are located in the Adult Mystery section of the Library unless otherwise noted.
Caunitz, William. One Police Plaza. 1984. (Fiction CAU).
Constantine, K.C. Cranks & Shadows. 1995.
Daley, Robert. Wall of Brass. 1994. (Fiction DAL).
Dee, Ed. 14 Peck Slip. 1994. (Fiction DEE).
Freeling, Nicholas. You Know Who. 1994.
Gaitano, Nick. Special Victims. 1994. (Fiction GAI).
Grant, Michael. Line of Duty. 1991. (Ficion GRA).
Harvey, James Neal. Painted Ladies. 1992.
Hill, Reginald. A Killing Kindness. 1980.
Holton, Hugh. Violent Crimes. 1997.
Howard, Clark. City Blood. 1994.
Jeffries, Roderick. Too Clever By Half. 1990.
Kaminsky, Stuart. Lieberman’s Folly. 1991.
Kent, Bill. Down by the Sea. 1993. (Fiction KEN).
Knox, Bill. Bloodtide. 1982.
Mahoney, Dan. Detective First Grade. 1993. (Fiction MAH).
Marshall, William. Yellowthread Street. 1975.
Melville, James. The Bogus Buddha. 1990.
Nabb, Magdalen. Death of a Dutchman. 1982.
Quinn, Patrick. Thick as Thieves. 1995. (Fiction QUI).
Sandford, John. Rules of Prey. 1989. (Fiction SAN).
Simenon, Georges. Maigret Sets a Trap. 1965.
Sjowall, Maj & Per Wahloo. The Laughing Policeman. 1970.
Van de Wetering, Janwillen. The Corpse on the Dike. 1976.
Wambaugh, Joseph. The Blue Knight. 1972. (Fiction WAM).
Wilcox, Collin. Mankiller. 1980.
Wright, Eric. A Fine Italian Hand. 1992.