The Ambulance Made Two Trips is a science fiction short story by Murray Leinster, first published in 1960.
Big Jake Connors is taking over his town through violence, intimidation and bribery but Detective Sergeant Fitzgerald can only grind his teeth in frustration.
The gangsters seem to have everything going their way until the day that a little dry cleaning establishment declines their offer of 'protection' and strange things start to happen.
Murray Leinster gives us another wonderful product of 'what if' from his limitless imagination to enjoy in this gem of a story.
The Ambulance Made Two Trips was first published in Astounding Science Fiction April 1960.
Murray Leinster (1896-1975) was a pen name of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an award-winning American writer of science fiction and alternate history. He wrote and published over 1,500 short stories and articles, 14 movie scripts, and hundreds of radio scripts and television plays.