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The Broken Center-Line: How to Be a Highway Patrol Officer and Enjoy It! Ralph W. Landre, Jr.

The Broken Center-Line: How to Be a Highway Patrol Officer and Enjoy It!

Ralph W. Landre, Jr.

Published November 20th 2000
ISBN : 9780738819402
Hardcover
368 pages
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 About the Book 

A book about incidents occurring to a Highway Patrol officer during approximately 30 years of traffic law enforcement while following The Broken Center–Line around and over highways and freeways in different parts of our great state of California.MoreA book about incidents occurring to a Highway Patrol officer during approximately 30 years of traffic law enforcement while following The Broken Center–Line around and over highways and freeways in different parts of our great state of California. This is somewhat like following the yellow brick road through the Land of OZ.ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Ralph W. Landre, Jr., has published several articles in The California Highway Patrolman magazine, including: The Day Fresno Burned, Motorcycle Theft Rings, Training Pays Off, Sno?Deo and 32 Dead and 28 Injured. The U.S. Army has published his training bulletins at training centers in Santa Cruz, San Jose and during Annual Active Duty training with the Military Police at Camp Roberts and Fort Ord, California. The bulletins focused on preservation of evidence at crime scenes and interrogations and interviews of suspects and witnesses. He served as temporary Chief of Police for the new city of Capitola and at the same time was deputized by the Santa Cruz Sheriffs Office due to the police district the newly formed city was geographically located in. He then served as patrolman for the Santa Cruz PD before serving on the California Highway Patrol for over 29 years, retiring as a sergeant.