Heat Check

Editor’s note: this is another piece I wrote in the late summer of 2015 for my blog at sportsballchic.com. My orginal idea was to tell a story about the peculiar way large, faceless institutions tend to promote the most selfish and dishonest people ahead of their more sociable, and in most cases far more deserving co-workers. This naturally drew me towards police work and my hometown of Detroit Michigan were we spend an afternoon on the job with Cal Newsome – a man who can’t seem to stop falling upward.

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