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Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present

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More than 175 years of true crimes culled from the city's police blotter, told through startling, rarely seen images and insightful text by two NYPD officers and a NYC crime reporter.
From atrocities that occurred before the establishment of New York's police force in 1845 through the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 2001 to the present day, this visual history
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 27th 2016 by Black Dog & Leventhal
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Kristina Sanchez
Jul 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
I love these kinds of books. Just a collection of true crime stories from NYC through the ages.
Mh430
Mar 15, 2018 rated it liked it
The first part of this book is terrific - and of course terrifically well-illustrated. The occasional clunky line of text is there, perhaps demonstrating that two of the three credited authors are not professional writers, but clearly obscure historical sources have been consulted and the 'Cases' are presented quite effectively. But then as the book progresses into the decades after the Second World War the work takes on more of an 'us versus them' mentality where the NYPD again and again is pur ...more
Sheuringd1988
Sep 21, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting crime history

A great variety of victims, crimes, and criminals are covered, plus accounts of how the police departments of such a large city developed. Quick, easy chapters with lots of pictures, news articles, and illustrations. Some formatting issues and skipped words do detract from the Kindle version's quality. Overall, a good look at history.
denise
Nov 14, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Aishuu
Aug 30, 2017 rated it liked it
A fun collection of stories about the NYC police's case. Basically what it says on the tin...
Scott Sitton
Jan 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed this fascinating book on NYC crimes.

Enjoyed this fascinating book on NYC crimes. Short stories on some of NYC's most notably crimes. Recommended if you are inquisitive about this subject.
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