In truth, there is humor: 3 legendary police stories
Storytelling in law enforcement has a rich history of learning through laughter
It’s no secret that most cops eventually develop a somewhat twisted perspective on their role in society. This is usually manifested as a rather dark sense of humor. We can laugh ourselves silly over events that make the blood of ordinary citizens run cold.
While I have learned the hard way that we must re-live and laugh at these stories behind closed doors, such stories can be important lessons for rookies and serve to bond a shift or department together in positive ways. I think it is important for legendary officers and legendary incidents to be immortalized in storytelling.