After 20 Years On 'The Job,' NYC Police Officer Tells His Intense Stories

April 21, 2015 7:25 PM

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In his 20 years as a New York City police officer, Steve Osborne made thousands of arrests. He says that when he was in uniform, it wasn't unusual to handle 20 jobs a night. And in plainclothes, in the anti-crime unit, his teams would make several felony collars a week, mostly robberies, assaults and gun arrests.

Osborne nearly got run over by a train while chasing a suspect through a subway tunnel. He dealt with decaying corpses discovered in apartments. While making one arrest, when he was rookie, a crowd gathered around him and starting throwing bottles and rocks at him. But he loved the adrenaline-induci...

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