Case Files of the NYPD

More than 175 Years of Solved and Unsolved Crimes
by Bernard Whalen, Philip Messing, Robert Mladinich

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"Characters galore, both good guys and gangsters, leap from the pages" (The New York Times) in this irresistible, authentic look at 175 years of true crime cases from the NYPD archives, packed with photos, artifacts and expert revelations.

From atrocities that occurred before the establishment of New York's police force...
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Published By Black Dog & Leventhal

Format Paperback


Number Of Pages 320

Publication Date 09/04/2018

ISBN 9780316481984

Dimensions 8.12 inches x 9.62 inches

"New York characters galore, both good guys and gangsters, leap from the pages."

— The New York Times

"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

"This is one of The Post's favorite books...a fascinating look at some of the more infamous crimes."

— The New York Post

"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

"True-crime buffs should be sated by this morbid peek into the past."
— The Village Voice