Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line

As a society, we are captivated by policing; we watch police procedurals and fly-on-the-wall documentaries and absorb the headlines on the rolling news. Yet how much do we really know about the world that policing inhabits and reveals?

In his deeply revealing new book, John Sutherland invites us to step behind the cordon tape and bear witness to the things that he has seen in his twenty-five years of service with the Metropolitan Police. Tackling ten of the biggest challenges facing society today – from alcohol abuse, drug addiction and domestic violence to knife crime, terrorism and sexual offences – we are introduced to people who have been pushed to the limits and beyond. In doing so, we gain a clearer sense of what needs to be done to make our neighbourhoods safer and to transform the lives of those we live alongside. Eye-opening, courageous and moving, CROSSING THE LINE is a book that will change the way you see the world around you.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Memoirs

On Sale: 14th May 2020

Price: £16.99

ISBN-13: 9781474612388

Reviews

A love letter to police officers and the most vulnerable people they protect and serve
CHRISTIE WATSON, author of THE LANGUAGE OF KINDNESS
This is an important book, one that should be read by the Home Secretary and every member of Parliament, as well as every newspaper editor and crime correspondent. John Sutherland is someone who after twenty-five years of police experience has a remarkable story to tell . . . one that we ignore at our peril
JEFFREY ARCHER