Archive for the ‘Cops’ Category

Before I tell you about the brave woman who talked a school shooter into surrendering in Georgia last week, let me tell you a quick cop story. Back in the mid-90’s I worked for a small police department in Southeast Texas. One of the officers there, “Rick”, was known for two things: being a smart-aleck, […]


Nunez walked into the officers’ work room to hang out before his shift. He was drinking a Dr. Pepper he bought from a machine in the station, like he always did when he got to work early, just having a drink and relaxing before roll call. A dozen or so evening shift officers were there, […]


Here’s another chapter from Safe From the War. Previous chapters can be found at the following links: http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/17/another-excerpt-from-a-future-novel/ http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/24/safe-from-the-war-rest-of-chapter-1/ http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/07/01/safe-from-the-war-chapter-2/ Hope you enjoy it, please hit me with comments. Thanks, Chris ****************************************** “Homicide division,” a pleasant female voice answered. “May I help you?” “Yes ma’am, you can,” Nunez said. “I’m looking for Detective Helmers. He […]


The plastic gun

04Jul13

This story was published yesterday in TheTruthAboutGuns.com. In the story, I mistakenly referred to Glocks as having a hammer. I know Glocks are striker fired, but I’m leaving the story as-is, in the interest of integrity. As I said, I ain’t no expert on nuthin’, and I own up to my mistakes. http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2013/07/daniel-zimmerman/perfection-no-matter-what-caliber-you-feed-it/#comment-1156345 Hope you […]


Links to other excerpts and chapters from Safe From the War are listed below: http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/17/another-excerpt-from-a-future-novel/ http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/24/safe-from-the-war-rest-of-chapter-1/ http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/07/29/safe-from-the-war-chapter-3/ Thanks, Chris ********************************* CHAPTER 2 Nunez walked into the roll call room, just before a supervisor entered. After a few minutes Desk Sergeant Morrow finished calling out names and assignments, ending roll call amid the usual banter and […]


Other chapters and excerpts from Safe From the War can be found below: http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/17/another-excerpt-from-a-future-novel/ http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/07/01/safe-from-the-war-chapter-2/ http://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/07/29/safe-from-the-war-chapter-3/ ****************************************** “204 dispatch, I’m arriving.” Sergeant Tillis, one of the few patrol sergeants Nunez thought was worth a damn, pulled off Hanley into the parking lot. He drove low and slow, only in a hurry when an officer was […]


This is actually part two of the thus-far three book Proof of Our Resolve series. And, oddly enough, it’s the book I wrote first. This is from the same book as the car chase excerpt I published a couple months back. I’m not sure now if I’m going to release this book, because it might […]



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