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By Loren W. Christensen

"When I first got here at the Portland PD," says Officer Loren Christensen, "skid row used to be a Wild West convey approximately as insane as Saigon, the place I had simply spent a yr. Its wine-soaked streets have been teeming with drunks, dopers, jackrollers, pimps, crazies, combatants and killers, all filled right into a filthy 12-square-block zone the place violence used to be an hourly occasion and dying loomed approximately each bloody night." With honesty and aptitude, Christensen deals an extraordinary curbside glimpse into the gritty city international of skid row. during this colourful tribute to the police officers who've labored skid row, in addition to the characters who've lived there, Christensen preserves forever that position the place, for many years, man's inhumanity to guy printed itself in one million sordid stories.

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