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James J. Foley

A Blue Life: An Inside Look at Policing


2023 NYC BBA Distinguished Favorite

In his book A Blue Life, James J. Foley shares his firsthand account of what it is like to be a police officer in Massachusetts. He describes the challenges that police officers face on a daily basis, including dealing with armed assailants, investigating murder cases, and interacting with drug addicts, the mentally ill, and crooked cops. Foley also explores the question of whether the right people are being chosen to be police officers and whether they are receiving the proper training. He provides clear and fascinating insights into the important job that police officers do.
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Publication Year:

SDP Publishing



Category Awarded:


True Crime

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