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#124 Guns, Gangs, And Honor! Blown Away With Lt. Tommy Brooks Of The Boston Police Department!

June 25, 2023 Patrick O'Donnell / Tommy Brooks Episode 124
#124 Guns, Gangs, And Honor! Blown Away With Lt. Tommy Brooks Of The Boston Police Department!
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#124 Guns, Gangs, And Honor! Blown Away With Lt. Tommy Brooks Of The Boston Police Department!
Jun 25, 2023 Episode 124
Patrick O'Donnell / Tommy Brooks

Today we are chatting with Lt. Tommy Brooks of the Boston Police Department.  

In 1998 he started his law enforcement career as a Transit cop and then became a member of the Boston Police Department. After working primarily in plain clothes units, Brooks joined the Boston Gang Unit as a detective and later, as a Sergeant. While in the gang unit, he worked making gang cases via informants, undercover work, search warrants, and other investigative means. He has also maintained a working role as an Academy Instructor for many academies throughout Massachusetts.

During his career, he has had the opportunity to work with the best cops in the nation, and he has received the George L Hanna Award for Bravery from the Governor of Massachusetts, two Medals of Honor, a Medal of Valor, and an Award of Merit from the Governor.  
 
In today’s episode we discuss:

·      Movies like Blown Away and The Departed and their depiction of the Boston P.D.

·      His unusual beginning into law enforcement. 

·      Tommy’s career with the Boston Police, including being promoted to detective, sergeant, and lieutenant.

·      The different special units he worked in and supervised. 

·      The gang, gun, and honor game.

·      Clues that a suspect who is armed with an illegal gun gives to police, without being aware of them.

·      The heartwarming story of Tommy and his fellow officers going beyond the call of duty helping a dog in a time of peril.

Check out Tommy on
Instagram.
The Gun Game on Street Cop.
Gang Game On Demand.
The Honor Game On Demand

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Today we are chatting with Lt. Tommy Brooks of the Boston Police Department.  

In 1998 he started his law enforcement career as a Transit cop and then became a member of the Boston Police Department. After working primarily in plain clothes units, Brooks joined the Boston Gang Unit as a detective and later, as a Sergeant. While in the gang unit, he worked making gang cases via informants, undercover work, search warrants, and other investigative means. He has also maintained a working role as an Academy Instructor for many academies throughout Massachusetts.

During his career, he has had the opportunity to work with the best cops in the nation, and he has received the George L Hanna Award for Bravery from the Governor of Massachusetts, two Medals of Honor, a Medal of Valor, and an Award of Merit from the Governor.  
 
In today’s episode we discuss:

·      Movies like Blown Away and The Departed and their depiction of the Boston P.D.

·      His unusual beginning into law enforcement. 

·      Tommy’s career with the Boston Police, including being promoted to detective, sergeant, and lieutenant.

·      The different special units he worked in and supervised. 

·      The gang, gun, and honor game.

·      Clues that a suspect who is armed with an illegal gun gives to police, without being aware of them.

·      The heartwarming story of Tommy and his fellow officers going beyond the call of duty helping a dog in a time of peril.

Check out Tommy on
Instagram.
The Gun Game on Street Cop.
Gang Game On Demand.
The Honor Game On Demand

Check out Field Training (Brew City Blues Book 1)!!
Enjoy the Cops and Writers book series.
Please visit the Cops and Writers website.
If you have a question for the sarge, hit him up at his email.
Join the fun at the Cops and Writers Facebook group

The Breakfast Jury by Ken Humphrey. Pick it up today at http://kenhumphrey.com

Avenging Adam Audiobook by Jodi Burnett
Get 50% off Avenging Adam audiobook with this link!

Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched!
Start for FREE

Mark Dawson's Advertising for Authors
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