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A COPS TALE
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    A Cop��_��s Tale focuses on New York City��_��s most violent and corrupt years, the 1960s to early 1980s. Jim O��_��Neil, a former NYPD cop, delivers a rare look at the brand of law enforcement that ended Frank Lucas��_�� grip on the Harlem drug trade, his cracking open of the Black Liberation Army case, and his experience as the first copy on the scene at the ��_��_��_Dog Day Afternoon��_ѝ bank robbery. A Cop��_��s Tale delivers a rare look into the bare-bones brand of law enforcement that...

    A COPS TALE: NYPD: THE VIOLENT YEARS
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    Item #: 9781569803721 -

      Prepare to go back in time to some of New York City's most violent and corrupt years, the 1960s through the early 1980s. O'Neil, a highly decorated detective, is your guide for this descent into the Big Apple's most hellish days. His career spanned the NYPD's transformation from a corrupt, inefficient force floundering in a city full of murder and mayhem to one of the cleanest, most efficient police departments in existence. He describes the thrill of putting Harlem drug lord...

      A LICENSE TO STEAL
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      Item #: 9780978605902 -

        Based on a true story about a genius inventor and his son: One would change the telecommunication world, the other turned to the underworld. Walter L. Shaw had an astonishing 39 patents to his credit including the first burglar alarm that automatically calls the police; and the hands free speaker phone. Amazingly, Shaw never got credit for these inventions nor was he compensated for them until four years after his death. The son of this genius, Walter T. Shaw Jr., a celebrated jewel thief...

        ALL AGAINST THE LAW
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        Item #: 9780989685207 -

          Subtitled "The Criminal Activities of the Depression Era Bank Robbers, Mafia, FBI, Politicians, & Cops". Here for the first time is the complete story of the careers and lives of the four successive Public Enemies Number One who were the most dangerous machinegun toting Midwestern bank robbers of the early Depression years - John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd and Alvin Karpis with the Barker brothers. Besides being complete this presentation is wholly different...

          ALL IS CLOUDED BY DESIRE
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          Item #: 9780275983307 -

            This is a book that explains the world of ‘hot money’ in the international banking arena. It promises to be one of the most important books on international organized crime, money laundering, and the complicity between legitimate and illegitimate businesses in both the United States and the former Soviet Union, among other places, during the last decade of the 20th century. In a series of intrigues that involved crooked Geneva banker Bruce Rappaport and high-level members of the...

            BULLETS OVER HOLLYWOOD
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            Item #: 9780306813016 -

              Like the gunslinger, the gangster is a classic American characterand the gangster movie, like the Western, is one of the American cinema's enduring film genres. From Scarface to White Heat, from The Godfather to The Usual Suspects, gangland on the screen remains as popular as ever. Film scholar John McCarty traces the history of mob flicks and reveals why the films are so beloved by Americans. Packed with fascinating behind-the-scenes anecdotes, info about real-life hoods and their cinematic...

              COPS, CROOKS & CRIMINOLOGISTS
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              Item #: 616043916521 -

                If you have an interest or need for information about the cops, crooks and criminologists who shaped crime and law enforcement throughout history, this is the book for you. From bank robbers and godfathers to ballistics experts and courtroom crusaders, the authors present the bold and cunning, the righteous and resourceful, all in one volume. Biographies (and some photos) of 600 people covering a period from 2100 B.C. to the present Hammurabi, who came up with the 'eye for an eye'...

                HAVANA NOCTURNE
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                Item #: 9780061712746 -

                  Subtitled " How the Mob Owned Cuba...and Then Lost it to the Revolution". To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post-Prohibition years. In the 1950s, the Mob - with the corrupt, repressive government of brutal Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in its pocket - owned Havana's biggest luxury hotels and casinos, launching an unprecedented tourism boom complete with the...

                  HELD HOSTAGE
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                  Item #: 9467 -

                    Subtitled 'Negotiating Life and Death For the Las Vegas Police Department'. “As he was rising, I saw Brian raise the loaded Glock .40 pistol towards the approaching SWAT officers. I wanted to scream for him to stop; I knew he was about to fulfill his ultimate goal.” What do you say to prevent someone from committing ‘suicide-by-cop’? Or has a gun pointed at a hostage? Or an armed man who has barricaded himself in a hotel room? Or a despondent woman who is threatening to kill herself? Veteran...

                    LUCKY "325"
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                    Item #: 9780692004456 -

                      Subtitled "Everything is Predetermined Nothing is by Chance". Josephine Alvarez moved freely among the famous and the infamous, always protected by powerful men who wouldn't blink an eye while ordering the execution of others. It is February 1965, and the author is at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Her hosts: Frank Sinatra and Joe E. Lewis. The twenty-three-year-old burlesque queen was regularly escorted by members of Murder Incorporated: Joseph "Possum"...

                      MOB COP
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                      Item #: 2997 -

                        Subtitled "My Life of Crime in the Chicago Police Department", Mob Cop tells about former Chicago police officer and Outfit associate Fred Pascente as the man who links Tony Spilotro, a central character in Nicholas Pileggi��_��s Casino and one of Chicago��_��s most notori��__ous mob figures, to William Hanhardt, chief of detectives of the Chicago Police Department. Pascente and Spilotro grew up together on Chicago��_��s Near West Side, and as young toughs they were rousted and shaken down by...

                        REPEAT OFFENDER
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                        Item #: 9470 -

                          Subtitled "Sin City's Most Prolific Criminal and the Cop Who Caught Him'. Millions in stolen property, revolting sex crimes and murder-for-hire were all in the mix for a Las Vegas police detective as he toiled to take Sin City’s most prolific criminal off the streets for good. New York Times bestselling author of Cruel Sacrifice Detective Bradley Nickell brings you the inside scoop on the investigation, arrest and conviction of the most prolific repeat offender Las Vegas has ever known. Daimon...

                          ROOM 1203
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                            Subtitled' O.J. Simpson's Las Vegas Conviction' "You think you can steal my sh*t and sell it?" In 1995, NFL great and movie star, O.J. Simpson beat a murder rap for the death of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman. But in 2007 his luck with avoiding Lady Justice ran out in Las Vegas. ROOM 1203 is the true story of the convoluted and bizarre events surrounding a violent armed robbery of a sports memorabilia collector in a Vegas hotel. On that night, Simpson put an...

                            THE CRIME MUSEUM UNCOVERED
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                              Subtitled "Inside Scotland Yard's Special Collection". This October��_��for the first time ever��_��never-before-seen-objects from the London Metropolitan Police��_��s Crime Museum will go on public display in a major new exhibition opening at the Museum of London. Since its establishment by serving officers in 1875, the Crime Museum has previously only been open to police professionals and invited guests.Using original evidence from this extraordinary collection, The Crime Museum Uncovered...

                              THE LAS VEGAS CHRONICLES: THE INSIDE STORY OF SIN CITY
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                              Item #: 9780965849951 -

                                The Las Vegas Chronicles' assembles the true stories of the city’s most conniving mobsters and how they ran Sin City during its heyday. Pairing McLean’s personal experience working in Las Vegas with his vivid investigative style of writing, this beautifully illustrated book gives you a unique look into the history of this extraordinary city. Uncover the Hollywood myth behind Bugsy Siegel and his wacko schemes for the Flamingo Hotel, and witness the real evolution of the fabulous...

                                THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LEPKE BUCHALTER
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                                Item #: 6883 -

                                  Subtitled 'America's Most Ruthless Labor Racketeer'. The Life and Times of Lepke Buchalter is the first biography of the only organized crime boss to be executed in the United States. As a labor racketeer who controlled New York��_��s Lower East Side garment industry, Louis "Lepke" Buchalter became the overseer of the notorious killing-on-assignment machine know as "Murder Inc." Impeccably researched by organized crime historian Paul R. Kavieff, this book traces his story from childhood,...

                                  THE RISE AND FALL OF A ‘CASINO’ MOBSTER
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                                    Subtitled "The Tony Spilotro Story Through A Hitman's Eyes'. The true story behind the hit film 'Casino' from An enforcer who lived It. Tony Spilotro was the Mob’s man in Las Vegas. A feared enforcer, the bosses knew Tony would do whatever it took to protect their interests. The “Little Guy” built a criminal empire that was the envy of mobsters across the country, and his childhood pal, Frank Cullotta helped him do it. But Tony’s quest for power and lack of self-control with women cost the Mob...