“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

Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present