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NYPD: Stories of Survival from the World's Toughest Beat
New York has always inspired larger-than-life tales and great writing—but on the topic of cops and crime it provides more raw material than almost anywhere else. A long history of classic films, television hits, and of course, books, have turned the New York City Police Department into a symbol for the dark drama of urban police work. And the rich and colorful vein of lite ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published October 28th 2002 by Da Capo Press
(first published October 27th 2002)
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A very diverse anthology featuring stories about many completely different types of police officers; I found the excerpts from "The Gangs of New York" by Herbert Asbury and "Rogues Gallery" by Thomas Byrnes to be the most interesting because I generally like anything about the late 1800's and early 1900's.