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NYPD: A City and Its Police

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NYPD details episodes as fresh as the shootings of unarmed men that have triggered mass protests against Mayor Rudy Giuliani. It also tells of forgotten but no less compelling dramas such as the Becker-Rosenthal case, in which a police lieutenant went to the electric chair, and the death of Joe Petrosino, a New York City detective gunned down on the streets of Palermo, Sic ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Holt Paperbacks (first published 2000)
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Robert2481
Though somewhat outdated this book tells an interesting & exciting story for anyone interested in the NYPD. And like any good biography (of the NYPD), the authors give the reader a peak into the times & history of each era.
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What an incredibly good book.
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James Lardner has written extensively about business, technology, the financial sector, and the role of regulation. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and The New York Review of Books, among other print and online publications. He was a senior fellow at Demos, a center for public policy based in New York City and a staff writer for the journal Remapping Debate, sponsored ...more
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