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One Time : The Story of a South Central Los Angeles Police Officer Paperback – December 1, 1997
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I recommend this book to all potental police officers and their families. A must read book!
I recommend it to anyone who wants a look at the LAPD that you won't get from Joseph Wambaugh or Michael Connelly.
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The author is quite the closeted racist. It is interesting though to see that after a short time in the hood he turns into a badge heavy jerk.Published 3 months ago by MP
This book was amazing. It gave me a whole different perspective regarding the Los Angeles Police force. I now look at things from a different view. Great book and an easy read.Published 5 months ago by Lisa
Mr. Bentley give an honest account of his life as a police officer and the problems he encountered by writing this book.Published on August 17, 2013 by M1Hop2
Mr. Bentley wrote an excellent book. The narrative tells someone unfamiliar with this part of Los Angeles exactly what he grew up in, as he is from this area, and what he dealt... Read morePublished on April 10, 2013 by Judi Andress
Very well written and a must have for the "want to be cop," especially African-American prospects. As a 16 year vet working on the east coast, mostly everything that Brian writes... Read morePublished on April 4, 2013 by Jeff Chambers
An incredible waste of money. A poorly put together, slow read. No value. You can have my copy. Pick up the book "Boot" for a naive view of police work. Read morePublished on February 24, 2013 by John Uldall
I was hopeful of reading a well-written, factual "Cop" book based on a black officer's perspective; it certainly had potential. Read morePublished on August 7, 2010 by Tahiti Joe