By W.E.B. Griffin
W.E.B. Griffin has captured a global viewers together with his attractive novels of fellows and girls of exceptional braveness. BROTHERHOOD OF struggle printed the drama and problem of military life...THE CORPS explored the proud culture of the Marines...Now BADGE OF HONOR takes you behind the curtain of modern city police strength. A brutal Mafia slaying rocks town of Philadelphia while the one residing witness is revealed--a filthy rich debutante concerned with the certain mobster. one of many suspects is a cop, Matt Payne, who unwittingly takes at the final conflict among geared up crime, upper-class power...and his personal police strength.
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All of them had similar jobs, besides the fact that. all of them labored, as a type of a police similar to an army aide-de-camp, for extraordinarily senior police supervisors. Their bosses had all been summoned to a gathering with the Commissioner and the Deputy Commissioner of Operations, and for the prior hour were sitting round the lengthy, wood desk within the Commissioner’s convention room. Tom Lenihan, the sergeant who was once looking ahead to his advertising to lieutenant to turn into potent, used to be carried at the books as “driver” to leader Inspector Dennis V. Coughlin, as a rule said to be the main influential of the fourteen leader Inspectors within the division, and reliably rumored as approximately to turn into a Deputy Commissioner. Sergeant Stanley M. Lipshultz, who had long past to nighttime college at Temple, had handed the bar examination every week prior to his promoting to sergeant. He was once “driver” to leader Inspector Robert Fisher, who headed the targeted Investigations department of the Police division. Detective Harry McElroy, quickly to be a sergeant, was once carried at the books as “driver” to leader Inspector Matt Lowenstein, who was once in control of all of the detectives within the Philadelphia Police division. Officer Matthew W. Payne, a tall, muscular younger guy who regarded, dressed, and spoke greatly just like the college of Pennsylvania fraternity guy he were six months prior to, used to be carried at the manning charts as particular Assistant to employees Inspector Peter Wohl, who used to be Commanding Officer of the newly shaped particular Operations department. It used to be hugely strange for a rookie to be assigned at any place yet a district, almost always as one of many officials assigned to a radio patrol wagon, less to paintings at once, and in civilian outfits, for a senior manager. there have been a number of purposes for Officer Matthew Payne’s out-of-the-ordinary task as exact Assistant to employees Inspector Wohl, yet basic between them used to be that Mayor Jerry Carlucci had so pointed out his position within the division to the click. What Mayor Jerry Carlucci needed to say approximately what went on in the Police division had approximately as a lot impact as though Moses had carried it down from a mountaintop chiseled on stone capsules. The mayor had spent so much of his existence as a cop, emerging from police officer to police commissioner ahead of working for mayor. He held the now not unreasonable perspectives that one, he knew as a lot approximately what used to be strong for, or undesirable for, the Police division as anyone in it; and , he was once the mayor and as such used to be charged with the effective management of all features of town govt. It wasn’t, as he had advised almost all the senior police supervisors at one time or one other, that he “was a few goddamned flesh presser butting in on anything he didn’t understand whatever approximately. ” Officer Payne have been assigned, correct out of the Police Academy, to important Operations earlier than his prestige as specific Assistant have been made professional by way of Mayor Carlucci, and it can be kind of argued that that task have been blatant nepotism. The project have been prepared through leader Inspector Coughlin, and there have been loads of discuss that during the higher echelons of the dept.