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The Thin Black Line

The Thin Black Line

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

Hugh Holton

Forge Books



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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.


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...


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About the author

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.

Hugh Holton

Hugh Holton

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