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Mystery – December 16

On this date in 1951, NBC debuted Dragnet in a special preview.

Sgt. Joe Friday once said “there are over 5,000 men in this city, who know that being a policeman is an endless, glamorless, thankless job that’s gotta be done.”

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist explains to a doubtful observer why s/he has to do the job s/he is doing.

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