They Wished They Were Honest

Author: Michael F. Armstrong
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231153546
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The author describes his time as chief counsel to the Knapp Commission, which investigated police corruption in New York City.

The Literature Of Police Corruption A Selected Annotated Bibliography

Author: Richard H. Ward
Publisher: John Jay Pr
ISBN: 9780894440083
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The author, former Chief Counsel for the Knapp Commission, discusses anti-
corruption attitudes and strategies in the New York City Police Department before
and during the Knapp investigation. ... In discussing the importance of these
attitudes, he quotes former detective Frank Serpico's observation that: ". . .ten
percent of the people in the police department were unalterably corrupt, ten
percent were unalterably honest, and the other eighty percent wished that they
were honest.

Target Blue

Author: Robert Daley
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An Insider's View of the N.Y.P.D. Robert Daley. my partner and myself and they
gave us $3000. The case was closed because no identification was made on the
individual. I went back to the detective squad ... He described payoffs to precinct
personnel in the Sixth Division — Harlem. Pickups for the precinct captain were
usually made by a "bag" man who sometimes continued the practice after the
replacement of a corrupt captain by an honest one. Sergeants were paid
between $10 ...