This book contains lessons from a whole new perspective of life. These lessons have been used to transform a boy to a man, a man to a leader, and a leader to his true purpose in life. These same lessons could be used to help you find your purpose. One thing for sure, no matter what, this book of lessons will definitely leave you thinking more about your life, and the paths that you could take to make it better each and every day.
Words can be deadly weapons or protective layers of love. They can bruise and batter a person, no matter how old, in the heart and spirit just like physical blows can cause damage to the outside of the body. Because these bruises to the spirit are not readily apparent, many think that the damage is easily repaired.
I was blessed to have had the opportunity to serve as a law enforcement officer for more than thirty-three years. During that time I experienced emotions that ran the gamut from sheer panic and terror, to unbelievable moments of bliss while observing my fellow man at his very best. I saw life begin, and watched as it ended. I witnessed compelling acts of valor, as well as despicable instances of cowardice and inhumanity.
Lessons From The Street is a collection of articles written by John M. Wills who spent twelve years as a Chicago police officer, and twenty-one years as an FBI agent. He worked in the busiest police districts in the city, which allowed him to gain a wealth of knowledge about tactics and survival.