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One day Socrates asks a friend who has spent 42 years working as a dispatcher for the LAPD if he knows a good cop he can talk to. Though shocked at the request, as Socrates has always expressed his distrust for the police and never talked to them, the friend suggests Socrates talk to Kenneth Shreve, a black police officer who the friend assures Socrates is better than most. Socrates goes to Denther’s Bar and Grill, a cop café in another section of LA, to find the man. Socrates spends several uncomfortable minutes talking with Shreve, asking him if he believes that a man is innocent until proven guilty, before he finally tells the officer he might know who is behind a string of arson fires have been set in recent weeks in Watts. When Shreve asks if he is there because of the reward...

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