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Kirkus Review on "Bad Cop"
March 15, 2009

...[Bacon's] debut is an episodic outing, a risky choice given that the nonlinear approach has doomed many a memoir, especially from first-time authors. But Bacon proves especially adept at set pieces, moving from scene to scene with such energy, confidence and good humor that the lack of a strong narrative arc never becomes a problem. Getting pepper-sprayed by his partner, conducting his first full-body search and his encounter with a child who insists that Bacon is Cap’n Crunch are among the notably funny sketches, and virtually every paragraph contains a joke or humorous observation—some gentle, some self-deprecating, some macabre, many profane. Readable, original and memorable.