Crusader by James Lardner
The Hell-Raising Police Career of Detective David Durk

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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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James Lardner, a writer for" The New Yorker" and" The Atlantic Monthly," is the author of "Crusader: The Hell-Raising Police Career of Detective David Durk," Thomas Reppetto is a former Chicago commander of detectives and has been the president of New York City's Citizens Crime Commission for twenty years.
 
Published April 2, 1996 by Random House. 389 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Crime. Non-fiction

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David Durk, an Amherst graduate who had also spent a year studying law, joined the New York City Police Department in 1963.

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