ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Eldrick Clayton was born in the South and raised in Chicago. Upon graduation from high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and became a paratrooper. He served for 4 years, including 14 months in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. After returning home, he became a Chicago Police Officer and served 37 years within the patrol division, retiring as a Lieutenant.
In addition to his full time career in Law Enforcement, he was also a substitute teacher at various public schools from 1st through 12th grade. After receiving his M.S., he taught college level law enforcement classes in Indiana, Illinois as well as in Nevada where he now resides with his wife. He has two grown children and a lovely granddaughter. He thoroughly enjoys his retirement and is looking forward to more grandchildren.
ABOUT THE BOOK
The Chicago Way
This compilation of stories is a reflection of life on the streets of Chicago, as experienced by a Police Officer faced with the best and worst of humankind. You may find this book offensive, but these stories are all actual events either experienced by the writer or related to him through first-hand accounts. They will make you laugh, cry and most certainly question your beliefs.
For obvious reasons, names and locations may have been changed.
What People Say About US
‘Emotionally charged and honest. This book is an unforgettable journey through the human experience.’
‘A compelling read that leaves you questioning your own beliefs and values.’
‘This book shines a light on the resilience of the human spirit. Highly recommended!’