On the Line: Life - and death - in the Metropolitan Police (Hardback)Alice Vinten (author)
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'Compelling ... a portrait of the frontline which will fill you with admiration for those who, like Vinten, daily risk life and limb to keep us safe' Sunday Express
'Extraordinary' Mail on Sunday
Welcome to London. Population: 8.7million. And it's your job to keep them safe.
A no-holds-barred account of life on the front line of policing, On the Line follows PC Alice Hearn throughout ten years in the Met, from rookie to constable. As she deals with violent criminals, heart-breaking domestic situations, petty crime, life, death, and everything in between, she builds up a portrait of a living, complex city, and what it means to look after it.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 486 g
Dimensions: 221 x 146 x 33 mm
Extraordinary * Mail on Sunday *
Both gripping and thoughtfully written, it provides a vision of the frontline which will fill you with appreciation for those who, like Vinten, risk life and limb to keep us safe * The Bookseller *
Engaging . . . I hope she comes out with a follow-up to this, it would go to the top of my reading pile in a flash! * The Book Companion *
An intriguing insight into what it#s like to be a woman in what still seems to be very much a man's world * Crime Review *