Praise for Patrolling the Heart of the West:
"Whether you have an interest in law enforcement, are a fan of all things Nevadan, or just want to enjoy a good book that you won’t want to put down once you start reading it, you’ll find Patrolling the Heart of the West to be a memorable read. Highly recommended."
--Excerpt from Readers’ Favorite, review by Kimberlee J Benart
"Raabe's stories reflect “the good, the bad and the ugly” aspects of patrolling our highways. Patrolling the Heart of the West will bring a new appreciation for the unique role and responsibilities of state troopers, especially those who work in rural or remote areas."
--G Paul Corbin, criminal justice professor and former chief of the Nevada Highway Patrol
"Patrolling the Heart of the West is a thoroughly entertaining and enlightening read. With a style reminiscent of the war stories exchanged during a law-enforcement family barbecue, Raabe's skill as a storyteller is evident as he imparts his wisdom and experience with a unique sense of humor, candor, and insightfulness."
--Andy Brown (US Air Force Security Forces, retired), author of Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base
"Told with great humor and compassion, Raabe's tales show us the heart behind the badge."
--Michael Gurian, NY Times bestselling author of The Wonder of Boys
"Patrolling the Heart of the West is a quick, entertaining and informative glimpse into an important, sometimes dangerous career spent in a unique, little understood corner of the country."
--Ed Pearce, Senior Reporter, KOLO-TV Reno
"Raabe tells his experiences with excellent accuracy, grace and wit. I couldn’t put the book down!"
--Colonel Michael Hood, Nevada Highway Patrol
"Perhaps the most endearing police memoir yet written. As a son and brother of cops, I admire the humanity Raabe brings to each of these stories."
--Jon Gosch, author of Deep Fire Rise
Patrolling the Heart of the West
Available this June!