Undisclosed Files of the Police

Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present
by Bernard Whalen, Philip Messing, Robert Mladinich

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More than 175 years of true crimes culled from the city's police blotter, told through startling, rarely seen images and insightful text by two NYPD officers and a NYC crime reporter.
From atrocities that occurred before the establishment of New York's police force in 1845 through the terrorist attack on the...
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Published By Black Dog & Leventhal

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 320

Publication Date 09/27/2016

ISBN 9780316391238

Dimensions 10.5 inches x 12.25 inches

"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.

— 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.

— Newsday

True-crime buffs should be sated by this morbid peek into the past.

Complete with incredible photographs, the book is a perfect gift for anyone with a love of true crime or New York history.
— Shelf Awareness