A School Visit Are you interested in motorcycles? How about a woman who is not only a policewoman, but knows how to ride and use a motorcycle that goes up to 100 miles per hour? This short story, A School Visit, tells of the dedication of officer Alice the main woman on the Oklahoma s police force. The officer is not only interested in solving crimes, but is dedicated to share the joys of her police work with the young people of Oklahoma. This story my seem unrealistic but it is very interesting to read. The officer s communication with the youth leads her to a local High School to speak about the drugs all over town. Shortly after her arrival, she was approached by the janitor of the school who has an 11 th grade student in custody. The janitor overheard the student brag to his friends how easy it was to break into the school cafeteria and steal the money from there.
Although this short story is simple it does enlighten us how the police investigation really work. The officer listens to the story of the accused notice the flaws or the contradictions in the account. The officer than tries to reenact the crime pointing out all the reasons why the story could not possibly be the way the accused told his version. This short story A School Visit does not only entertain but also reinforces the idea that women can have the same jobs as men.
A School Visit will be enjoyed by anyone who likes to read mysteries.