True Detective Stories

Ladies and gentlemen, grab a seat and lean back as I tell you a tale. It’s a tale about a police detective with a double-digit IQ, who believes he is smarter than the average bear.

His name is Diego.

Friday night was very busy, and after our eight-hour tour, we had entered twenty-nine jobs, including a gun arrest, two commercial burglaries, a robbery, a homicide, and a shooting incident. The latter being the subject of this post.

A group of young men were inside a residence and playing with a pistol. At one point, one of the men pointed the gun at his head. The other guys told him to be careful, in case the firearm was loaded. The man then pulled the trigger, and shot himself in the head. The man was pronounced dead.

The Homicide Unit would not take the job, and the Shooting Incident Team also refused to take it. So, as always, if fell upon us. I looked at the book, and sadly, Diego the Idiot Detective was up for the job. I told my supervisor, and after he rolled his eyes, he approved it…

Continue reading “True Detective Stories”