Archive for April, 2013

Early in my career I worked my first fatality accident. Four innocent people were killed by a drunk, legally blind ex-convict who passed out going 90 miles per hour. He crossed a median, drove onto the wrong side of the highway and hit a small car head-on. The victims were all medical professionals going to […]


One group of people in America is truly evil. No, I’m not referring to Muslim terrorists. Yes, the two Boston bombers were Muslims, but they don’t represent all Muslims. I’m not saying this to be politically correct, or because modern society demands proclamations against any kind of bias. I know not all Muslims are terrorists […]


Hope you like this, guys. Links to all other chapters and excerpts are below: https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/03/22/novel-excerpt-first-chapter-of-book-3/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/04/05/line-in-the-valley-chapter-2/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/04/08/line-in-the-valley-chapter-3/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/05/13/line-in-the-valley-chapter-5/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/10/line-in-the-valley-part-of-chapter-6/ ****************************** Corporal Marc D’Angelo crouched below the edge of the low steel wall encircling the five-ton truck’s bed, keeping as still as possible. His breath was ragged and his heart pounded so hard it hurt. Of […]


This essay was published recently in Law Enforcement Today. http://lawenforcementtoday.com/2013/04/08/the-most-dangerous-force-%e2%80%93-ego/ Of all the destructive forces cops face, probably none is more dangerous than our own ego. When I think of the more egregious mistakes and lapses in judgment I’ve made, I can’t think of many that didn’t involve ego. Some of us, if we’re lucky, […]


This essay of mine was published last week by BreachBangClear.com, a military/LE-centered web site. It’ll probably only appeal to military people, especially those who have served during the War on Terror. It has been slighty edited to correct a few minor errors. http://www.breachbangclear.com/site/10-blog/392-doctrine-is-more-important-than-lessons-paid-for-with-blood.html ———————————————- “All this nonsense about roadside bombs is ridiculous. Those bombs are […]


Line in the Valley, Chapter 3. Please keep the advice and suggestions coming, I listen to it all. Thanks guys. NOTE ADDED 4/9/13: I made some changes based on very good critiques from several readers. Please check out the revisions and let me know what you think. Links to all other chapters and excerpts are […]


Chapter 2 of book three in my series. Other chapters can be found below: https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/03/22/novel-excerpt-first-chapter-of-book-3/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/04/08/line-in-the-valley-chapter-3/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/04/18/line-in-the-valley-chapter-4/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/05/13/line-in-the-valley-chapter-5/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/10/line-in-the-valley-part-of-chapter-6/ Looking for honest critiques. Hope you enjoy it, and thanks. ———————————————————— Chapter 2 Sergeant First Class Jerry Nunez kicked open the humvee door and stepped out onto the pavement. As he stretched his cramped muscles, all […]