February 1, 2005

Homicide Detective

Your chances of getting away with murder are 3 out of 4 according to a real homicide detective in Chicago who deals with 50 or so murders a year.  Fascinating look at a profession we only know from cop shows on TV.

I do love my job. I believe in silly old-fashioned ideas like justice, integrity, and law & order.  No one, no matter what they have done, deserves to be murdered. ... I ended up in this profession quite by accident and I can't think of anything else I would rather be doing. ... Being a homicide detective has had one personal drawback. I have an overwhelming sense of my own mortality. It is mildly depressing.  ....  On a side note; never trust a detective who dresses like one of those TV characters.
Posted by Jill Fallon at February 1, 2005 2:12 PM | Permalink