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

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Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
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10.2 X 1.2 X 12.0 inches | 4.8 pounds
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About the Author

Bernard Whalen, a lieutenant in the New York Police Department, has published two books: The NYPD's First Fifty Years and Justifiable Homicide. Philip Messing is a long-time police reporter for the New York Post. Robert Mladinich is a retired detective for the NYPD, where he was named Cop of the Year in 1985. He written a number of true crime books, including From the Mouth of the Monster: The Joel Rifkin Story, as well as articles for magazines including Playboy and Details. He is also the writer/editor for Frontline, a publication of the NYC Sergeants Benevolent Association.


"An extensive buffet of New York City's real crime history, served up in spicy bite-sized portions."--Raymond W. Kelly, Former NYC Police Commissioner

"Fact rivals fiction in this gritty, well-researched collection, an insiders' look at more than 175 years of New York's most infamous crimes. The authors - NYPD Lieutenant Bernand Whalen, crime reporter Philip Messing and retired Detective, Robert Mladinich -- have detailed a history of many of the city's most notorious and zaniest capers."--Nicholas Pileggi, author of the bestsellers Casino and Wiseguy
New York characters galore, both good guys and gangsters, leap from the pages of Undisclosed Files of the Police.--Sam Roberts, The New York Times
Undisclosed Files of the Police has something for every crime aficionado, from Mafia buffs to those who are captivated by headline grabbing trials.--Anthony M. DeStefano, Newsday
True-crime buffs should be sated by this morbid peek into the past.--The Village Voice
Complete with incredible photographs, the book is a perfect gift for anyone with a love of true crime or New York history.--Noah Cruickshank, Shelf Awareness