Crossing the Line: Lessons From a Life on Duty
A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK
'A love letter to police officers and the most vulnerable people they protect and serve' CHRISTIE WATSON, author of THE LANGUAGE OF KINDNESS
'Extraordinary . . . urgent and compelling. We all have lessons to learn from this book' SIMON MAYO
There is much more to policing than tackling crime. Every one of us will need the help of an officer at some point in our lives, often when we're at our most vulnerable. Yet how much do we really know about the realities of policing? Using real life stories from his twenty-five years of service with the Metropolitan Police, John Sutherland invites us beyond the cordon tape to bear witness to all he has seen. In doing so, he offers a hopeful vision for how we can tackle some of the biggest challenges facing society today.
Includes a new Afterword on policing during the Covid-19 pandemic
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