The Crime Fighter by Jack Maple
Putting the Bad Guys Out of Business

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Former NYPD Deputy Commissioner Jack Maple was a man in a bow tie and homburg--he was also on a mission to revolutionize the way crime is fought: how cops go after crooks, and how they prevent crime in the first place. And he succeeded.

But Maple is not satisfied. In The Crime Fighter, he shows how crime can be attacked all across America. Laced with fascinating, incredible, and often very funny tales of Maple's adventures as a cop, the book is as entertaining as it is informative. Anyone interested in how criminals think and act, and how the police should do their jobs, will devour this absorbing book.

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About Jack Maple

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Jack Maple began his career as a New York City Transit Patrolman and rose to become Deputy Commissioner of the NYPD. Since leaving the department, he has served as a consultant to police departments worldwide. He lives in New York City. Chris Mitchell, a writer and reporter, lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.From the Hardcover edition.
Published September 22, 2010 by Broadway Books. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy, Crime, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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his star later rose under the rigorous and publicity-minded Commissioner William Bratton, for whom Maple quietly enacted measures that literally changed the moribund structure of the NYPD and its investigative procedures (e.g., he demanded hard pursuit of thousands of “failed-to-appear” warrants ...

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With a mixture of autodidactic erudition and street smarts, Maple reflects on what he learned about effective policing in a career that started on the lowest rung of New York City law enforcement, as a transit cop patrolling underground subway tunnels.

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