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    New person here

    Hi everyone. I am here seekiing information. I am a physical therapist and a writer--not the published kind yet. I am not involved in law enforcement, and I confess that what I know is limited to what I read in novels, what I see on television, and the little bit I learn from my sister who is in victim services. My hope is that I can ask a few questions about police procedure and organization as well as read what others post to learn as much as possible. Yes, my book is fiction, but some things should be correct.

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    Welcome and forget just about everything you see on the TV. We would likely all be prison for violations of rights.

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    my favorite place to get information from is COPS...information on what not to do that is

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    Thank you very much for your warm welcomes. I really appreciate it.

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