Seven days in the life of a Police Chief struggling against bureaucratic stupidity, personal conflicts, and his departmentas collection of screw-ups, nut cases, and weird happenings. Reflective of his big city experience, the Chief tries desperately to balance competing forces in the professional and political arena of a smaller agency. Full of surprising twists and turns, with enough sex and violence to be reflective of the front page of todayas newspaper, Behind the Gold Star will keep you hanging on every page and in the end, the characters give real meaning to the phrase, aItas not over until the fat lady sings.aEvery time I met an officer in uniform, with his or her award ribbon pinned to their chest, I shared in their pride. ... Each day in Big D was a test of nerve and intestinal fortitude to determine if you could get to work without killing, or being killed, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Behind the Gold Star|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2000-04-01|