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Brotherhood of corruption : a cop breaks the silence on police abuse, brutality, and racial profiling

Author: Juan Antonio Juarez
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A former Chicago cop exposes shocking truths about the abuses of power within the city's police department in this memoir of violence, drugs, and men with badges. Juarez becomes a police officer because he wants to make a difference in gang-infested neighborhoods; but, as this book reveals, he ends up a corrupt member of the most powerful gang of all-the Chicago police force. Juarez shares the horrific indiscretions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Juan Antonio Juarez; Juan Antonio Juarez
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Antonio Juarez
ISBN: 1556525362 9781556525360
OCLC Number: 53971765
Description: xi, 307 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. A Taste of Authority --
2. Shattered Family --
3. Dreaming of an Escape --
4. Out of the Shadows --
5. Flight of the Phoenix --
6. Initiation --
7. Perks and Privileges --
8. Good Cop, Bad Cop --
9. Find 'em and Fuck 'em --
10. A Piece of the Action --
11. Prince of the City --
12. Crossing the Line --
13. Lucky's Way --
14. It's Like Sitting Ducks --
15. The Need for a Change --
16. Welcome to Paradise --
17. Operation Iron Wedge --
18. Mistaken Identity --
Wrong Place, Wrong Time, and Definitely the Wrong Clothes --
19. There When You Need Them --
20. It's Just a Numbers Game --
21. Operation "Risky Business" --
22. Big Money, Big Dope, Big Mistake --
23. Hey, Where's the Money? --
24. A World Apart --
25. Summer Mobile I --
26. Nitwit Police --
27. Dill Donald --
28. Who Really Knows --
29. Time to Pay the Fiddler --
30. S.M.U., Take II --
31. Tavern Team --
32. And Then There Were None --
33. We Just Having Ourselves a Little Fun --
34. Mistaken Identity or Ignorance --
"Hey, I Don't Wanna Listen" --
35. Last Call --
36. The Airport Story --
37. Facing the Music --
38. Parting Ways --
39. Epilogue. The Dirty Truth by the Numbers.
Other Titles: Police abuse, brutality, and racial profiling
Responsibility: Juan Antonio Juarez.

Abstract:

A former Chicago cop exposes shocking truths about the abuses of power within the city's police department in this memoir of violence, drugs, and men with badges. Juarez becomes a police officer because he wants to make a difference in gang-infested neighborhoods; but, as this book reveals, he ends up a corrupt member of the most powerful gang of all-the Chicago police force. Juarez shares the horrific indiscretions he witnessed during his seven years of service, from the sexually predatory officer, X, who routinely stops beautiful women for made-up traffic offenses and flirts with domestic...
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