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Police wife : the secret epidemic of police domestic violence Alex Roslin

By: Roslin, Alex.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Lac Brome, Quebec : Sugar Hill Books, 2017Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xv, 259 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780994861764 (pbk).Subject(s): ABUSED WOMEN | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | POLICE | POLICE PROCEDURES | SEXUAL HARASSMENT | CANADADDC classification: 362.8292 ROS Summary: "We call the police heroes. They're the ones breaking up fights and putting the bad guy in jail. But what happens when they go home to their families? Journalist Amy Morrison lived another side of policing in her marriage to a violent, controlling cop who drove her to the brink of suicide. In Police Wife, Morrison and other police wives share their gripping and inspiring survival stories with award-winning investigative journalist Alex Roslin as he takes you inside the tightly closed police world and one of the most explosive secrets: domestic violence in up [to] 40 percent of police homes, which departments mostly ignore or let slide." (From the back cover). This investigation took place in Canada. Record #5887
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"We call the police heroes. They're the ones breaking up fights and putting the bad guy in jail. But what happens when they go home to their families? Journalist Amy Morrison lived another side of policing in her marriage to a violent, controlling cop who drove her to the brink of suicide.

In Police Wife, Morrison and other police wives share their gripping and inspiring survival stories with award-winning investigative journalist Alex Roslin as he takes you inside the tightly closed police world and one of the most explosive secrets: domestic violence in up [to] 40 percent of police homes, which departments mostly ignore or let slide." (From the back cover). This investigation took place in Canada. Record #5887