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Book and release: 11 reads for a cop’s next book club

Host Jim Dudley and Police1 columnist Chris Littrell share some recommendations

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We are all better off reading books, whether to expand our knowledge learn or just to relax. On this episode of Policing Matters, host Jim Dudley is joined by fellow podcaster, detective and Police1 columnist Christopher Littrell to share some book recommendations, both texts that will improve your performance as an LEO and recommended books to read for leisure. What books would you add to this list? Email

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This episode of the Policing Matters Podcast was originally posted October 21, 2021. It has been updated.

Policing Matters law enforcement podcast with host Jim Dudley features law enforcement and criminal justice experts discussing critical issues in policing