Carnival Cop has various pages filled with information from research and personal experiences over the past
several years by the author. Some of the features in the book are:
Over 60 games that are considered fraudulent, gambling or suspect
Illustration/Pictures of some of the games mentioned
Some tips on how to win the games
Methods and practices used to deceive a patron at a game
Tips on establishing Probable Cause for an arrest
Guidelines which the carnies can follow that addresses many problems associated on the midway
Sideshow entertainment and some features that can be criminal in nature, such as pick pocketing, short changing, false
advertisement and the Jam Auction
Modifications of some games that make it legal, fair and balanced to both the game owner and player
A step by step process of beginning and following through the inspection procedures
Games that should not be on the midway
Personal experiences of the author in this field
Resources to contact
Books to obtain
Web sites for further education
Carnival Cop DVD
One hour of interviews, explanations, and methods for exposing
and inspecting carnival games. It is a great companion to the book.
$15 plus $2.50 shipping
Buy Carnival Cop DVD
Due to the untimely death of Magic Ian, we can not offer the DVD at this time. Please keep checking back with us as we
make other arrangements for the DVD.
Although written for law enforcement personnel who have an interest in doing
this specialized assignment, non-law enforcement personnel will benefit from the contents, as they will discover how they
can be cheated at some of the games. The author's unorthodox and unconventual manner, when describing certain games or his
thoughts on something, makes for interesting and humorous reading.
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