Cow County Chip

Cow County Chip

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One hundred and twenty-eight short stories of high-speed pursuits, heart-breaking traffic accidents, drunk drivers, physical confrontations, unsolved murders, character studies of police officers and civilians, ethical quandaries, humor, and other events that went well beyond routine activities are included in a€œCow County Chip.a€ For the most part, other police officers would have similar stories to relate, but the circumstances would vary, and there are a few episodes here that almost certainly would be uniquely T. R. a€œTicket Teda€ Shannona€™s. The majority of the events took place in the pastoral Sierra Nevada county of Calaveras. Due to supporting vast herds of cattle, many of Californiaa€™s rural counties are referred to as a€œcow counties, a€ and one nickname for CHP officers is a€œChips, a€ thus the title of this book. T. R. Shannon ProductionsOur last manual steering cars were the 1970 Mercurys, they probably convinced the CHP we needed power steering. ... manual transmission would be great, but parking at an accident scene at night required leaving the headlights on for extended periods. ... would have to be placed in neutral, and I distrusted depending solely on a parking brake while away from the car, and particularly so on a hill.

Title:Cow County Chip
Author:T. R. Shannon
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2013-02-25


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