Chicago Street Cop: Amazing True Stories from the Mean Streets of Chicago and Beyond
Surviving a career in law enforcement involves a considerable amount of natural instinct, skill, luck, and intellect. Fortunately for Pat McCarthy, he possessed all of these, some more than others, at different times.
In Chicago Street Cop, you will:
• Learn what it feels like to walk through the wreckage of the worst aviation disaster in America’s history—collecting bodies and body parts.
• Go behind the scenes as McCarthy, wired by the FBI, is bribed by an organized crime figure to protect a secret gambling den in Chinatown.
• Get an insider’s view into the life of a big city undercover cop buying drugs in a violent housing project.
• Ride along with McCarthy’s FBI squad as they try to stop a gang war.
• Read about what it’s like to be a SWAT team member in a two-day standoff with a cop killer.
With a gritty and no-holds-barred narrative, Chicago Street Cop is a vivid reminder of the risks and choices that members of law enforcement face daily as they keep the general public safe from harm.