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A moment of your time

The Circuit Rider

June 29, 2012
Kay. Christie , The Daily Freeman Journal

When I was a young girl, my family was invited to the showing of a very special film in Des Moines. The film, actually a training video in part, was the story about a police shooting that my uncle, a police officer in Des Moines at the time, had been involved in. He had been shot in the leg and his partner had been shot and killed in the incident involving a hit and run driver that they were looking for. Though the story was more about police procedure than anything else, the inevitable drama of uniformed officers going up to the doors of my aunt and the widow of the slain officer was a life changing visual for me.



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