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Death Of A Bronx Cop

Author : Tom Walker
ISBN : 9781935278382
Genre : True Crime
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A fourth-generation New York cop whose great-grandfather was on the force during the Civil War Draft Riots of 1863, and author of Fort Apache: New York’s Most Violent Precinct, Tom Walker delivers another eye-opening look at the life of being a cop in the Bronx. In this ambitious novel based on events from his family’s history, Hugh Ryan, a proud third-generation New York police officer, runs up against the most difficult challenge of his career: battling the institution that has sustained his family for a century, driving him to the brink...
Category: True Crime

Cop Shows

Author : Tom Walker
ISBN : 1532021860
Genre : Fiction
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After twenty-two years working in precincts like Fort Apache in the Bronx, I decided to write some stories that relate to my experiences in these locations. The stories are unique in that they deal with subjects and material that are not common to police procedurals. For example, "The King Cole Trio" is about three black officers working in Harlem in the '40s, '50s, and '60s. These officers were so beloved by the neighborhood for taking not only on the Mafia but also the local black gangs in the area and accomplishing such feats as preventing the assassination of Olympic champion Jesse Owens. Each of these eighteen stories has their special insights into the conditions that the police are confronted with.
Category: Fiction

Return To Fort Apache

Author : Tom Walker
ISBN : 9781462020508
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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More than thirty years ago, Tom Walker published Fort Apache: New Yorks Most Violent Precinct, introducing the world to the 4-1, a South Bronx precinct that was home to more murders than the entire city of San Francisco. To this day, his story about life as police lieutenant in the 4-1 precinct remains the definitive account of the vicious cycle of violence that griped urban America in the late twentieth century. The battle between criminals and law enforcement did not end in 1971, but massive controversy over the books publication precluded the release of a sequeluntil now. With Return to Fort Apache: Memoir of an NYPD Captain, Walker finally tells the rest of his fascinating life story. Return to Fort Apache was written to counter the prevailing politically correct opinion that the officers in Fort Apache used their weapons first and their wits last. In addition, Walker hopes to memorialize the courageous officers he served with in the 4-1, to remember forever their sacrifices, their courage, and their daily brushes with death and violence.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Bronx Beat

Author : Anthony V. Bouza
ISBN : 0942511298
Genre : Political Science
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Category: Political Science

Police Misconduct

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice
ISBN : PURD:32754075299705
Genre : Discrimination in law enforcement
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Category: Discrimination in law enforcement

The Day The Bronx Died

Author : Michael Henry Brown
ISBN : UOM:39015037764845
Genre : Drama
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(Applause Books). This engrossing drama by Michael Henry Brown had its world premiere in 1992. This book features the complete script of the story of two childhood friends, one black, the other white, and their struggle to live in a racist world.
Category: Drama

Why Blacks Fear America S Mayor

Author : Peter Noel
ISBN : 9780595919208
Genre : Political Science
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They call him "America's Mayor." But to blacks that title sugarcoats Rudy Giuliani's real reputation as one of the most racially divisive leaders in the nation. Peter Noel's book puts Giuliani's often-ignored record of oppressing the "other New York" front and center in the 2008 presidential race. Noel was a witness to "Giuliani time" in New York. As the race beat journalist for The Village Voice, he reported exclusively on the police brutality that rained down on blacks, and the denigration of black leadership by Giuliani. In this collection of his exposés, Noel provides stunning insights into the most notorious events of Giuliani's tenure, including the execution-style killing of Amadou Diallo and the sadistic torture of Abner Louima. Both men-like many black victims of Giuliani's stop-and-frisk policing-were innocent of any wrongdoing. This brutality sparked a new black activist movement. Scores, including Jesse Jackson, were arrested-and Peter Noel was there to cover it. No journalist was more insightful about the rise of Al Sharpton, Khallid Muhammad's "Million Youth March," and Giuliani's demonization of David Dinkins, the city's first black mayor. There are interviews with major political players, inside accounts of the shifting alliances and violent conflicts between ethnic groups, and a stinging critique of the white-dominated media. And then there is Peter Noel's interview with Giuliani, which took the form of a street fight in Harlem. In these eloquent, often searing pieces, written in an outraged and authentic voice, Peter Noel spoke truth to the power of an "Afriphobic" mayor. In this revealing book, he still does.
Category: Political Science

A Cop For Christ

Author : Mike Disanza
ISBN : 9781444745115
Genre : Religion
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So began a new way of life for Officer Mike DiSanza of the NYPD. Previously just like any other cop patrolling the harsh, unforgiving streets of Harlem and the Bronx, a near-death experience led to an amazing turnaround in his perception of the world around him. He discovered a new message of hope and compassion for all of God's people and a new call on his own career.
Category: Religion

Project Death

Author : Richard Bertematti
ISBN : 1558851933
Genre : Fiction
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When Tito Rico, a Cuban-American living in the projects of New York, tries to solve his friend's brutal murder, he fears that if the drug pushers don't silence him, the cops will
Category: Fiction

The Economist

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ISBN : IND:30000046694794
Genre : Commerce
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Category: Commerce

New York

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ISBN : NWU:35556028002228
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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Category: New York (N.Y.)

Unholy Alliances

Author : Mike Taibbi
ISBN : UOM:39015016263421
Genre : Political Science
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An account of the people and politics involved in the racial discord which followed the alleged attack on a young, black woman by a gang of white men.
Category: Political Science

Cop Shot

Author : Mike McAlary
ISBN : UOM:49015000894270
Genre : Social Science
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Describes the murder of rookie NYPD officer Edward Byrne by crack dealers while he guarded the home of a witness, the manhunt that followed, and the devastating impact of drugs on urban America
Category: Social Science

Policing In America

Author : Larry K. Gaines
ISBN : 0870847082
Genre : Political Science
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Provides an overview of contemporary police work and gives information to assist readers in understanding the complex relationship between police and society, in making informed decisions about social issues facing the police institution, and in guiding officials in their approaches to law enforcement operations and policies. Contains sections on areas such as the police in American society, historical perspectives, organization and management, police culture and behavior, the police in the modern community, and policing the drug problem. Includes bandw photos, margin notes on web sites, special topics boxes, and chapter summaries. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Political Science


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105110561052
Genre : Men
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Category: Men


Author : Marshall Julius
ISBN : 0253332443
Genre : Performing Arts
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The A-Z includes: 250 key action movies rated and reviewed with detailed credit lists and behind-the-scenes information; a no-holds-barred guide to the greatest one-liners, comebacks and monologues in action movie history; top tens, a tough-as-nails trivia quiz and more.
Category: Performing Arts


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ISBN : UOM:39015048601754
Genre : Asia
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ISBN : UTEXAS:059172137728909
Genre : Hip-hop
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Category: Hip-hop

South By South Bronx

Author : Abraham Rodriguez
ISBN : UOM:39015076164410
Genre : Fiction
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When Puerto Rican ladies' man Alex awakes one morning to find a mysterious woman in his bed, he assumed he's suffered another embarrassing blackout. He soon learns, however, that Ava is no one-night stand - in fact, he's never met her before. As her story begins to unfold and her reason for appearing in his bed emerges, it is not just Alex's life that she risks, nor her own, but the entire character of the South Bronx...
Category: Fiction