The Thin Black Line

True Stories by Black Law Enforcement Officers Policing America's Meanest Streets

Hugh Holton

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Meet the black men and women policing our meanest streets...
LaVerne Dunlap: she infiltrated a drug gang and testified against them in court ... only to have the drug lords mark her for assassination.
Dep. County Sheriff Winroe Reed: he ventured into America’s “Homicide Capital” alone to apprehend a 6’9” homicidal crack dealer... a man so dangerous no other cops would accompany him.
Chris Saffron: he worked the toughest drug gangs in Harlem, alone... even after his cover was blown.
These are just a few of the courageous black heroes readers will meet in Hugh Holton’s The Thin Black Line.

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Winroe Reed is a retired sergeant in the LaPorte County, Indiana, Sheriff ’s Department. He is six feet tall and weighs two hundred pounds, and a longtime friend of Sergeant Reed said that as a young man he was an extraordinary athlete and utterly fearless. He also re­members Reed as having “a burning sense of justice.” Those same traits have obviously followed him through his law enforcement career.
I worked for the LaPorte County Sheriff ’s Department for thirty-one years—from 1968 through 1999. Much of my work involved “serving arrest warrants,”

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Hugh Holton

Police Lieutenant Hugh Holton was a twenty-nine year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. He authored several bestselling novels, including, Time of the Assassins, The Left Hand of God, and Violent Crimes. At the time of his death, Hugh Holton was the highest ranking active police officer writing novels in America.

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The Thin Black Line
True Stories by Black Law Enforcement Officers Policing America's Meanest Streets
Hugh Holton

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
January 2010
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765306401
ISBN10: 0765306409
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 336 pages
$19.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
January 2009
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429922227
ISBN10: 1429922222
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$7.99
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