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My jump into the freezing water in Bosnia

Some places enable you to mix history and reckless recreation. Mostar, Bosnia, is one of them. I was in Bosnia in October for a couple reasons. One was the excess of history that the local population has endured — if […]

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My jump into the freezing water in Bosnia

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Some places enable you to mix history and reckless recreation. Mostar, Bosnia, is one of them. I was in Bosnia in October for a couple reasons. One was the excess of history that the local population has endured — if […]

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Police Work: The breaking of an honest cop, Chapter 6

Chapter 6 In December 1992 I was the chief witness for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia at the trial of Donald Moore and three

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Police Work: The breaking of an honest cop Chapter 5

Chapter 5 Less than two weeks after I testified at the second hearing things got progressively worse for me. Whatever thoughts I was entertaining in the back of my mind

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Police Work: The breaking of an honest cop Chapter 4

The Loudoun County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office had come under scrutiny in the past for withholding exculpatory evidence in other cases. The chief investigator in the Carter case, that wasn’t the

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Police Work: The breaking of an honest cop Chapter 3

Chapter 3 It all started in the spring of 1987. I had taken a few months off during my divorce. At that time I was living with a friend. Ed was

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Police Work: The breaking of an honest cop Chapter 2

Chapter 2 After my honorable discharge from the US Army in 1979 I had applied to and was accepted by the Herndon Police Department in Virginia. Maybe I should have returned

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Police Work: The breaking of an honest cop Chapter 1

Chapter 1 Truth, oath, honor, and integrity. Simple but powerful words. The definitions that mold the character of an honest cop. Corruption, deception, misconduct and cover-ups. Those words we should never

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Detroit Revisited: Off the beaten path

Fifteen years later, I was back in Detroit. On my first, long-ago trip, two weeks before 9/11, I left my belongings in an airport locker — airport lockers, remember them?

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The Lost Prentice: Chapter 9

Editor’s Note: This is the ninth chapter of The Lost Prentice, an online serial novel exclusively on the Baltimore Post-Examiner. If you missed the previous chapter, please read it before starting this latest installment. Every

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The Lost Prentice: Chapter 8

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth chapter of The Lost Prentice, an online serial novel exclusively on the Baltimore Post-Examiner. If you missed the previous chapter, please read it before starting this latest installment. Every

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