Today’s headlines will sometimes all too often sensationalize stories involving cops to enhance their ratings or readership. Unfortunately many of those stories portray police in a negative light. But there is another side to police work that does not get reported. The side of police work that only a small part of the public gets to see. Scott Baker, former NYPD officer, describes in A Warmer Shade of Blue. Stories About Good Things Cops Do, the thing that cops want most is to help people in simple, everyday ways. These true life heartwarming stories show the real reasons cops become cops.