By Adam Platinga

ISBN-10: 1610352173

ISBN-13: 9781610352178

How does it consider to be in a high-speed vehicle chase? what's it wish to shoot anyone? What do law enforcement officials fairly take into consideration the voters they serve? approximately everybody has puzzled what it’s prefer to be a police officer, yet no civilian relatively is aware what occurs at the activity. “400 issues law enforcement officials Know” exhibits police paintings at the inside of, from the point of view of the normal cop at the beat—a occupation which can diversity from profitable to extraordinary to terrifying, all in the process an eight-hour shift. Written by way of veteran police sergeant Adam Plantinga, “400 issues police officers Know” brings the reader into existence the best way law enforcement officials adventure it—a lifetime of chance, frustration, occasional triumph, and many grindingly not easy regimen paintings. In a laconic, no-nonsense, dryly funny type, Plantinga tells what he’s realized from thirteen years as a patrolman, from the standard to the exotic—how to grasp at a look whilst a suspect is wearing a weapon or goes to assault, how you can kick a door down, the right way to force in a vehicle chase with no recklessly endangering the general public, why you need to constantly hold cigarettes, no matter if you don’t smoke (offering a smoke is the right way to trap a suicide to safety), and what to do for those who discover a severed limb (don’t placed it on ice—you have to continue it dry.) “400 issues police officers Know” deglamorizes police paintings, exhibiting the gritty, annoying, occasionally disgusting truth of existence on patrol, from the potential of infection—criminals don’t regularly perform strong hygiene—to the actual, mental, and emotional toll of police paintings. Plantinga indicates what police officers event of loss of life, the criminal method, violence, prostitution, drug use, the social motives and effects of crime, alcoholism, and extra. occasionally heartbreaking and sometimes hilarious, “400 issues police officers Know” is an eye-opening revelation of what lifestyles at the beat is admittedly all approximately.

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Neighbor nephew next of kin (closest relatives) owner parents partner passenger patient pedestrian priest relatives la mamá ~ la mami mah-MAH ~ MAH-mee la madre MAH-dreh la suegra SWEH-grah Señor seh-NYOHR Señora seh-NYOH-rah el vecino / la vecina beh-SEE-noh / beh-SEE-nah el sobrino / la sobrina soh-BREE-noh / soh-BREE-nah los parientes más próximos pah-ree-EHN-tehs mahs PROHK-see-mohs el dueño / la dueña DWEH-nyoh / DWEH-nyah los padres PAH-drehs el socio / la socia SOH-syoh / SOH-syah el pasajero / la pasajera pah-sah-HEH-roh / pah-sah-HEH-rah el / la paciente pah-SYEHN-teh el peatón / la peatona peh-ah-TOHN / peh-ah-TOH-nah el padre PAH-dreh los parientes pah-ree-EHN-tehs 34 Basic Spanish Vocabulary renter/tenant resident responsible party single Sir sister sister (religious) sister-in-law son son-in-law stepdaughter stepfather stepmother stepson stranger teenagers/youths tenant/renter el inquilino / la inquilina een-kee-LEE-noh / een-kee-LEE-nah el / la residente rreh-see-THEHN-teh el guardián ~ el tutor gwahr-DYAHN ~ too-TOHR soltero[a] sohl-TEH-roh[-rah] Señor seh-NYOHR la hermana ehr-MAH-nah la religiosa ~ la hermana rreh-lee-hee-OH-sah ~ ehr-MAH-nah la cuñada koo-NYAH-thah el hijo EE-hoh el yerno YEHR-noh la hijastra ee-HAH-strah el padrastro pah-DRAH-stroh la madrastra mah-DRAH-strah el hijastro ee-HAH-stroh el desconocido / la desconocida dehs-koh-noh-SEE-thoh / dehs-koh-noh-SEE-thah los muchachos ~ los jóvenes moo-CHAH-chohs ~ HOH-beh-nehs el inquilino / la inquilina een-kee-LEE-noh / een-kee-LEE-nah Professions tourist twin uncle vagrant victim (male or female) visitor widow widower wife witness woman youth 35 el / la turista too-REE-stah el gemelo / la gemela heh-MEH-loh / heh-MEH-lah el / la cuate KWAH-teh el tío TEE-oh el vagabundo / la vagabunda bah-gah-BOON-doh / bah-gah-BOON-dah la víctima BEEK-tee-mah el / la visitante bee-see-TAHN-teh la viuda bee-OO-thah el viudo bee-OO-thoh la esposa ~ la mujer eh-SPOH-sah ~ moo-HEHR el / la testigo teh-STEE-goh la mujer ~ la señora ~ la dama moo-HEHR ~ seh-NYOH-rah ~ DAH-mah el / la joven HOH-behn ] PROFESSIONS Las profesiones What’s your profession?

El abrigo es rojo. La chaqueta es roja. beige black beige behzh negro[a] NEH-groh[-grah] 23 24 Basic Spanish Vocabulary blond blond hair blond guy/gal blue brown light brown hair dark brown hair clear/light copper cream dark of dark complexion gold golden gray green light/clear maroon rubio[a] RROO-byoh[-byah] pelo rubio ~ cabello rubio PEH-loh RROO-byoh ~ kah-BEH-yoh RROO-byoh güero[a] (in Mexico) GWEH-roh[-rah] azul ah-SOOL café ~ castaño[a] ~ pardo[a] kah-FEH ~ kah-STAH-nyoh[-nyah] ~ PAHR-thoh[-thah] pelo castaño ~ cabello castaño PEH-loh kah-STAH-nyoh ~ kah-BEH-yoh kah-STAH-nyoh pelo café ~ cabello café PEH-loh kah-FEH ~ kah-BEH-yoh kah-FEH claro[a] KLAH-roh[-rah] cobre KOH-breh color crema koh-LOHR KREH-mah oscuro[a] oh-SKOO-roh[-rah] moreno[a] moh-REH-noh[-nah] el color de oro koh-LOHR deh OH-roh dorado[a] doh-RAH-thoh[-thah] gris grees verde BEHR-theh claro[a] KLAH-roh[-rah] marrón mah-RROHN Clothing olive orange pink purple red red hair redhead silver tan turquoise violet white yellow 25 oliva oh-LEE-bah naranja nah-RAHN-hah rosado[a] ~ rosa rroh-SAH-thoh[-thah] ~ RROH-sah morado[a] moh-RAH-thoh[-thah] rojo[a] RROH-hoh[-hah] pelo rojo PEH-loh RROH-hoh pelirrojo[a] peh-lee-RROH-hoh[-hah] plateado[a] plah-teh-AH-thoh[-thah] café claro kah-FEH KLAH-roh turquesa toor-KEH-sah violeta bee-oh-LEH-tah blanco[a] BLAHN-koh[-kah] amarillo[a] ah-mah-REE-yoh[-yah] ] CLOTHING La ropa What clothes is he/she wearing?

COLORS Los colores Most descriptive words (adjectives) that describe males or masculine things end in -o. You change the -o to -a when you’re describing females or feminine things. He’s white. She’s white. (Él) es blanco. (Ella) es blanca. The coat is red. The jacket is red. El abrigo es rojo. La chaqueta es roja. beige black beige behzh negro[a] NEH-groh[-grah] 23 24 Basic Spanish Vocabulary blond blond hair blond guy/gal blue brown light brown hair dark brown hair clear/light copper cream dark of dark complexion gold golden gray green light/clear maroon rubio[a] RROO-byoh[-byah] pelo rubio ~ cabello rubio PEH-loh RROO-byoh ~ kah-BEH-yoh RROO-byoh güero[a] (in Mexico) GWEH-roh[-rah] azul ah-SOOL café ~ castaño[a] ~ pardo[a] kah-FEH ~ kah-STAH-nyoh[-nyah] ~ PAHR-thoh[-thah] pelo castaño ~ cabello castaño PEH-loh kah-STAH-nyoh ~ kah-BEH-yoh kah-STAH-nyoh pelo café ~ cabello café PEH-loh kah-FEH ~ kah-BEH-yoh kah-FEH claro[a] KLAH-roh[-rah] cobre KOH-breh color crema koh-LOHR KREH-mah oscuro[a] oh-SKOO-roh[-rah] moreno[a] moh-REH-noh[-nah] el color de oro koh-LOHR deh OH-roh dorado[a] doh-RAH-thoh[-thah] gris grees verde BEHR-theh claro[a] KLAH-roh[-rah] marrón mah-RROHN Clothing olive orange pink purple red red hair redhead silver tan turquoise violet white yellow 25 oliva oh-LEE-bah naranja nah-RAHN-hah rosado[a] ~ rosa rroh-SAH-thoh[-thah] ~ RROH-sah morado[a] moh-RAH-thoh[-thah] rojo[a] RROH-hoh[-hah] pelo rojo PEH-loh RROH-hoh pelirrojo[a] peh-lee-RROH-hoh[-hah] plateado[a] plah-teh-AH-thoh[-thah] café claro kah-FEH KLAH-roh turquesa toor-KEH-sah violeta bee-oh-LEH-tah blanco[a] BLAHN-koh[-kah] amarillo[a] ah-mah-REE-yoh[-yah] ] CLOTHING La ropa What clothes is he/she wearing?

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