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Wild cowboys : urban marauders & the forces of order

Author: Robert Jackall
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, [2005?]
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Jackall tells how New York detectives pieced together a case of drug trafficking, money laundering, and murder, centered on a vicious Dominican gang known as the Wild Cowboys. Jackall's New York is a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jackall
ISBN: 0674018389 9780674018389
OCLC Number: 86164977
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: viii, 438 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue A Quad in the Bronx A Death on the Highway Fort "Yo No Se!" Uptown Murders Cracking the Case Lenny's Boys The Takedown Downtown Justice Urban Badlands Troubled Order Epilogue Cast of Characters Timeline Abbreviations Notes on Sources Acknowledgments Index Maps Police Precincts in New York City Beekman Avenue, Bronx 40th Precinct, Bronx Mott Haven Neighborhood, Bronx 34th Precinct, Manhattan
Responsibility: Robert Jackall.


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Wild Cowboys has a great deal to tell about the formation and operation of emerging "criminal enterprises." Moreover, and perhaps more important, this book is a fly-on-the-wall look at how the Read more...

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