Death of a Bronx Cop

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AuthorHouse, Sep 28, 2007 - True Crime - 195 pages
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...

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Tom Walker is a fourth-generation police officer. In 1976, he published the griping Fort Apache: New York's Most Violent Precinct, a landmark expose on urban violence. After 21 years of service, Walker returned from the New York Police Department with the rank of captain in 1978. Walker worked in risk management and occupational health before retiring in 2004.

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