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Echoes of Shannon Street - The Kidnapping and Murder of Officer Robert S. Hester

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It is, to this day, the largest number of suspects to die in a non-riotous, local police action in this country.

Echoes Of Shannon Street is a true crime police procedural that tells the story of the abduction of two white police officers by black cult members in the racially divided city of Memphis in January, 1983 The event began a highly publicized and sharply criticized
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Kindle Edition, 629 pages
Published July 1st 2011
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Carolyn Crumpton
Jun 12, 2016 Carolyn Crumpton rated it it was amazing
The Shannon Street Murder of a Memphis Police Officer

I would certainly recommend this book not only to history readers but to anyone that has any doubt about the work that our police face on a daily basis. I am a born and bred Memphian and remember this tragedy. Reading about it has brought back the sadness I felt as it happened. The author does not spend time pushing his personal opinion of this tragedy not does he try to prove he simply has all of the facts organized to inform the reader of ev
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Sep 05, 2016 Michael E Brown rated it did not like it
Decent read, but leaves some questions unanswered, like, how six guys killed in a TACT squad assault all managed to end up laying in a line along a wall, all with GSW in the head.
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