Friday, August 1, 2014

Christmas Is For Cops a short story by Edward D. Hoch

Edward D. Hoch
From Ellery Queen's Mystery Anthology, Fall Winter 1975, Volume 30
Christmas Is For Cops
A Captain Leopold Story

Leopold confronts a detective taking bribes, who will give up someone else and a tape recorded conversation but not till the Christmas party.

Leopold is now in charge of the entire violent crimes division.

Edward D. Hoch was amazing, publishing a short story in every issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine for well over twenty-five years, and unique in the history of literature also created more than five short story series, all mysteries and different types of mysteries as well as different period settings.

Police Procedural
Short Story Series

Some Hoch sites, not much out there:

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