Edward Conlon | The Sun Magazine

Edward Conlon

Edward Conlon is the author of the memoir Blue Blood and a former detective with the New York City Police Department. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, and Esquire.

— From September 2019
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Cop Diary

Over the past year, more than a hundred people have worn my handcuffs. Not long ago, in a self-defense class, I wore them myself. . . . The catch of the steel teeth as the cuffs tighten is austere and final, and never so much so as when it emanates from the small of your back.

September 2019
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