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Storyteller Profile:

Steve Osborne

Steve Osborne was a New York City police officer for 20 years. He retired as a Lieutenant in the detective bureau and was commanding officer of the Manhattan gang squad. He is a writer and author of the book The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop.

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Steve Osborne

Walk Like A Cop, Talk Like A Cop

Oct 22, 2012

A visit to Washington Square Park makes a New York City police officer realize that there's never a time when he isn't walking and talking like a cop.

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Steve Osborne

Takedown Day

Oct 23, 2012

An NYPD cop about to conduct the biggest raid of his career is suddenly sidetracked by events downtown.

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Steve Osborne

Mug Shot

Jul 16, 2013

An NYPD detective gets a surprise while hunting for the city's most wanted felons.

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Steve Osborne

Cops Don’t Cry

Jan 21, 2014

A tough New York City cop gets a small, fluffy dog.

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Steve Osborne

The Stakeout

Aug 19, 2014

A classic stakeout takes an unexpected turn when a guy panics.

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Steve Osborne

The Test

Apr 21, 2015

A little boy visits his Lieutenant father at the police station.

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Steve Osborne

The Old Neighborhood

Oct 8, 2015

A New York City cop looks into the death of a kid he grew up with.

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