By Joseph Wambaugh

Companions within the l. a. Police division, they’re haunted by means of terrifying darkish secrets and techniques of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and intercourse classes they name choir perform. every one wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror tale, his undesirable dream, his evening shriek. he's petrified of his friends–he is scared of himself.

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But then the Mexican had gotten married, fathered seven children, lost his taste for street war and in truth had not faced a foe for many years. " Roscoe Rules asked, deciding to talk to the Mexican. The Mexican shrugged, touched his hand nervously to the drooping Zapata mustache, lowered his eyes and turned his scarred back to the two policemen. The black hod carrier's wife spoke first. "The problem is, Officer, that this broad and her daughter always has to hang clothes on the same day that I'm hangin mine.

To reassure oneself. Sergeant Nick Yanov could have been a charter member during those five months when the MacArthur Park choir practices were being held. M. nightwatch rollcall at which the uniformed policemen had a surprise visit from Captain Stanley Drobeck. The station commander wore a silk suit with a belt in the back, and black and white patent leather shoes. When Captain Drobeck entered the assembly room he caused Lieutenant Alvin Finque, who was conducting the rollcall, to jump unconsciously to attention which embarrassed the blue uniformed patrol officers.

The walls and darkness closed in. He began to hyperventilate and couldn't get enough air. At first he wept almost imperceptibly, but then convulsively, and voices or not, the short marine was sure the NVA could not help but hear him. Desperately, instinctively, there in the darkness he took the tall marine in his arms and patted his shoulder and whispered: "Now now now. Hush now. I'm right here. " Gradually the tall marine began to quiet down and breathe regularly and when the patrol moved on five minutes later he was totally in control.

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