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Steve C. Rose

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Steven C. Rose was born in Los Angeles and was a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for 21 years.  He spent 11 years as an investigator with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. He painted three LA freeway murals about traffic safety.  He is retired, living in Orange County, California.  Steven Rose is the author of Hit the Streets!: The other side of the Badge and 155 Ways to Beat that Traffic Ticket.

According to the book description of Hit the Streets! it “is a collection of those stories that detains activities the public rarely gets the chance to see or hear about.  Most of these stories are from past police incidents, encounters, or myths that border on the strange and bizarre.  They’re from a real cop’s perspective, but with a humorous twist.

People are fascinated with law enforcement and want to hear the real stories from those who worked in the streets. They want to know about a cop’s favorite arrest, ticket, or shooting, and they want to learn what it is really like to be out there. When an officer begins telling the story about his experiences, the listener becomes part of the story and wants to know how much reality is present in TV, the movies, or the 11 o’clock news! The cop telling the story is amused and pleased his story entertains, educates, and provides a connection to the listener. Hit the Streets! is a collection of those stories that details activities the public rarely gets the chance to see or hear about. Most of these stories are from past police incidents, encounters, or myths that border on the strange and bizarre. They’re from a real cop’s perspective, but with a humorous twist.”


Hit the Streets! : The other side of the Badge
Steven C. Rose  More Info

155 Ways to Beat that Traffic Ticket
Steven C. Rose; LAPD Retired  More Info

According to one reviewer of 155 Ways to Beat that Traffic Ticket, “Entertaining and helpful. This book has plenty of tips and stories that teach you the best ways to beat the trouble you get into. It is very interesting to hear things from the officer's perspective.”

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