Burglars in Blue
This book is the true story of my involvement in the Denver Police scandal of the early 1960's. I was the first policeman arrested and the first to be sent to the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City in the largest case of police corruption in U.S history. Going to prison after being a cop is the most terrifying nightmare from hell you can imagine. This is an easy to read authentic account of my trying to survive in prison and my success in turning my life around. This is an easy to read authentic account of my trying to survive in prison and my success in turning my life around. This is a powerful story with laughter and tears that everyone can enjoy. It has taken me many years to be able to face the facts of what really happened and to honestly describe my actions of being a "Burglar in Blue."
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