Crusader: The Hell-raising Police Career of Detective David Durk

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Random House, 1996 - Social Science - 389 pages
As soon as he joined the force, David Durk discovered the New York City Police Department rife with corruption--from routine gambling payoffs to cops dealing drugs. Along with Frank Serpico, he devised and executed a plan to blow the whistle and rid the department of the bad cops, sacrificing his career and financial security.

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About the author (1996)

James Lardner, a writer for The New Yorker & The Atlantic Monthly, has written cover pieces for The New York Times Magazine (including one on the NYPD). He is the author of "Fast Forward: Hollywood, the Japanese & the VCR Wars" & "Crusader: The Hell-Raising Police Career of Detective David Durk".

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