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Pat McCarthy

Street Crimes

Pat McCarthy served as a member of the Chicago Police Department for 26 years, 11 of which were spent on three separate FBI task forces while still employed by the Chicago Police Department. Prior to that, he was an undercover cop in the CPD Gang Crimes Unit and a SWAT team member in special operations for six years; three of those years were spent as a sniper/sharpshooter. Shortly before he retired from the police force, he created a three-day police training seminar called Street Crimes.

A veteran cop shares gritty stories from the crime frontlines of Chi-Town
The baseline for all good witnesses is to just tell the truth — the benchmark for cops on the stand is that we’re just doing our jobs