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Hunting Men: The Career of an Oregon State Police Detective Mike Davis

Hunting Men: The Career of an Oregon State Police Detective

Mike Davis

Published June 6th 2014
ISBN : 9781458216007
Paperback
186 pages
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Mike Davis grew up in eastern Oregon riding dirt bikes, hunting, fishing, and attempting to avoid the Oregon State Police. It was not until after a stint in the US Marines, however, that Davis joined the very department he once tried to evade andMoreMike Davis grew up in eastern Oregon riding dirt bikes, hunting, fishing, and attempting to avoid the Oregon State Police. It was not until after a stint in the US Marines, however, that Davis joined the very department he once tried to evade and realized his long-held dream of arresting bad guys. He soon learned that there were citizens who did not respect law enforcement-and some who wanted to kill anyone in uniform.As Davis chronicles his diverse law enforcement experiences from 1977 until 2004, he provides a glimpse into a career path that led him from recruit school to stints as a patrol officer, detective, and SWAT team member specially trained in explosive disposal and breaching, weapons of mass destruction, arson investigations, and narcotics infiltrations. While sharing raw details from risky encounters that led him from arresting intoxicated citizens to heading undercover drug operations to posing as a hit man, Davis provides eye-opening insight into how a naive country boy transformed himself into a hardened hunter of men.Hunting Men shares the compelling story of an Oregon state police officers twenty-eight-year journey through law enforcement, facing many challenges along the way to uphold his oath to protect and serve the citizens of his state.