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Officer 1eight7 - Trials and Tribulations of an Undercover Cop
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This is a true story of San Francisco's most decorated and most investigated undercover cop, Paul Lozada. Follow Paul's journey throughout his career as he recounts near-death experiences, leaning into his faith, navigating fears as a family man, and confronting political barriers to uncover police corruption within the San Francisco Police Department.
Skeletons in My Closet: Life Lessons From a Homicide Detective
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018 by Mischievous Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Sometimes tragedy is our teacher. Skeletons in My Closet is an unorthodox police memoir taking readers on a ride-along like no other, revealing poignant truths about life and death, and how we can all work and live together. Danger and grit pair with humour and compassion in this gripping, fresh read.
Sarge! Cases of a Chicago Police Detective Sergeant in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
“SARGE!” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A. DiMaggio, one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991. Among his awards are two Superintendent’s Awards of Valor and Mayor Richard J. Daley’s Praiseworthy Acknowledgment Plaque for Exceptional Act of Bravery Involving Risk of Life.
The Knapp Commission An Investigation of Police Corruption in New York City 1971-1972
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
My e-book examines the Knapp Commission's 1971 probe of police corruption in the New York Police Department. I've included witness testimony, controversial reaction to the publication, citizen feedback as well as outrage by one New York city alderman about the publication of its findings. Efforts to reform the NYPD had emerged almost as early as its founding in 1844.
A South Philadelphia Numbers Racket Linked To Police Payoffs June 1956
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In June 1956 the Philadelphia Inquirer reported the suspension of a policeman who had taken payoffs from South Philly gamblers. One of the gamblers, James "Jimmy" Singleton had been arrested twenty-four times since 1928. Singleton worked for dapper crime boss Marco Reginelli in the south and southwest Philadelphia area. Gambler Michael Switz controlled the racket in central Philadelphia.
Cops Don't Run
Series: The Rozzers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Policing the streets of Britain in the 1990s was possibly one of the most challenging, complex, tiring, dangerous, overly-criticized and underrated jobs a young man could have chosen to do. So why do it?