Police Officer (OPL Human Library 2014)

Flashpoint Season 1 DVD - 2009 FLASH All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 4 on 6 copies

Annotation:A unique group of cops, members of a highly-skilled team, do whatever they must to save lives. Whether they are negotiating, getting inside the suspect's head, busting gangs, or defusing bombs, this unique group risks their lives to diffuse any situation.

Quand tu liras ces mots
Quand tu liras ces mots By Blunt, Giles Book - 2008 French BLUNT Available in some locations

Annotation:Troisième livre dans la série des romans policiers mettant en vedette l’inspecteur John Cardinal, Quand tu liras ces mots explore la douleur et le sentiment de culpabilité du survivant après le suicide de son conjoint. Emouvant et lyrique, mais également glaçant, car un assassin pervers et manipulateur se cache derrière la mise en scène du drame.

Bon Cop, Bad Cop
Bon Cop, Bad Cop DVD - 2006 Bilingual BON All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 5 on 3 copies

Annotation:Entertaining action movie in which an English Canadian cop and a Québécois cop are forced to work together on a case, during which every stereotype of the contrasts between Ontarian and Québécois culture is the subject of well-crafted good humour

Police in Canada
Police in Canada The Real Story By Sewell, John Book - 2010 363.20971 S516 Available in some locations

Annotation:"Police in Canada gives readers an understanding of the role of police forces that goes far beyond public relations exercises and the portrayals shown in the media. Addressing topics that include effective recruitment and training, police culture, accountability, surveillance, the use of tasers, racial profiling, complaints against the police, private policing, and governance, Sewell draws together the most up-to-date research in order to open the door on Canada's various police forces."

Vice One Cop's Story of Patrolling America's Most Dangerous City By Baker, John R. Book - 2011 363.2092 BAKER Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:Eye opening reading adventure in a brutal world where all hell erupts between good and evil. The policemen and undercover agents at the CPD faced dangers which could swiftly cause their untimely deaths while working to protect citizens from harm. This is a book you can’t put down.

Luther DVD - 2010 LUTHE Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 12 copies

Annotation:Dense and suspenseful BBC production with the guy from the classic HBO show “The Wire”, Idris Elba who has captured the heart and soul of a cop who kind of crosses over the dark side

The Wire
The Wire The Complete First Season DVD - 2004 WIRE Available in some locations Holds: 20 on 32 copies

Annotation:All thirteen of these episodes are filled with amazingly detailed and complex storytelling, sharp characterization, and endless insights into the nature of modern crime and punishment—and they’re mighty exciting to watch.

The Drop
The Drop A Novel By Connelly, Michael Book - 2011 CONNE Available in some locations

Annotation:Michael Connelly’s The Drop is another superb entry in this outstanding series about an L. A. cop who is cynical and battle-weary, yet still committed to doing his job. Connelly juggles his plot brilliantly while he keeps us guessing about the outcome.

True Blue
True Blue By Baldacci, David Audiobook CD - 2009 BALDA Available in some locations

Annotation:“With never-ending action, suspenseful scenes and mostly believable characters, David Badacci’s True Blue…will hold readers’ interest to the last page while they piece together the intricate puzzle of murder and conspiracies in the most powerful city in the world.”

[Criminal Vol. 1], Coward By Brubaker, Ed Book - 2007 BRUBA Available in some locations

Annotation:Brubaker provides a rollicking ride with plenty of twists and turns you don’t see coming. His dialogue is great, and the character motivations for everyone involved are multilayered and well portrayed.

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