An indispensable guide to facts, procedures, and the how-to's of small town law enforcement from Debra Dixon, author of GMC: Goal, Motivation, and Conflict. Jack Berry has over 30 years in law enforcement, the last 17 as chief in a small town. He also happens to be Debra's dad. Crack the covers of this book and enjoy a writer's feast of the funny, the odd, and the mundane. Find out what you need to know and what it's really like on the mean streets of Smallville, U.S.A.
"Don't start your small town crime story without this comprehensive guide!" -- Maggie Shayne, New York Times bestselling author.
"Not only a great resource, but a great read. I wish I'd had this book when I started writing. Highly recommended." -- Jenny Crusie, New York Times bestselling author.
"An accurate and revealing slice of life about an American small-town cop that includes his mindset and responsibilities. Not just the cop facts--but the job, the character, and the lifestyle. An essential reference for writers of crime and suspense." -- Susan Kearney, USA Today bestselling author.