Item description for Circle of Six: The True Story of New York's Most Notorious Cop Killer and The Cop Who Risked Everything to Catch Him by Randy Jurgensen & Robert Cea...
Overview Tells the true story of the author's fight to bring the killer of Patrolman Phillip Cardillo to justice after the New York City police officer was killed inside Harlem's Mosque #7 in 1972 in an all-out assault on the NYPD from the Black Liberation Army.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher The Disinformation Company
ISBN 1932857850 ISBN13 9781932857856
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More About Randy Jurgensen & Robert Cea
A highly decorated veteran, Randy Jurgensen joined the NYPD in 1958. Among other highlights of his career, he arrested Lenny Bruce and broke what became known as the Bag Murders, later to become a movie called "Cruising." He earned over 40 citations, medals and numerous plaques. He has appeared in 30+ films and television shows and has produced several movies.
Reviews - What do customers think about Circle of Six: The True Story of New York's Most Notorious Cop Killer and The Cop Who Risked Everything to Catch Him?
Hi Randy! Jan 27, 2008
Hi Randy, Have been angry for over thirty five years since that day. I will never forget Phil. Glad you put the truth out in a book. You answered many questions for me. Thank you so much for all you have done. chris batnick P.S. I signed out the shotgun from Rodmans Neck...
Gripping Drama Sep 16, 2007
This was a shocking and gripping report on actual events and the extremely disturbing aftermath. A detailed no-nonsense story about a detective's determination to overcome all the obstacles thrown up by New York city police brass and elected officials...all named...to stop an investigation into the murder of a police officer in a Nation of Islam mosque, Harlem, New York City in 1972. An amazing account.
Shameful Time in NYPD History Jul 13, 2007
As a former Lieutenant in the NYPD and in TPF at the time of the Mosque incident, I read this book, both frustrated and proud. Randy Jurgensen is the quintessential NYPD detective; dogged, honorable, dedicated, loyal, and honest. This episode is Department history makes me ashamed of the bosses and politicians who so shamelessly put their careers ahead of justice in the murder of a NYC police officer; alternately, it makes me proud that cops like Randy Jurgensen are around to right those wrongs.
The Way It Was May 15, 2007
As a former NYC Police officer, assigned to the 28 Pct.a year after this terrible tragic event I knew many of the people mentioned in the book..My wife also read the book and could not believe the cover up of the killing of Phil Cardillo..We met his wife on many occassions....I also worked with his cousin Mike Cardillo at One Police Plaza...
Don't Vote Until You Read This Book! Mar 31, 2007
Charlie Rangel, Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam, Jesse Jackson -- just a few of the individuals currently the darling endorsers of more than one potential 2008 presidential candidate -- are well known for their political posturing, but less well known for their notorious, criminal, acessory-to-murder activities so convincingly exposed & proved in Randy Jurgensen's well-documented Circle of Six. Any normal person who reads this book should be outraged that justice was subverted in this case. And you should be afraid. Really, truly, afraid that the thin blue line keeping evil from overwhelming us ordinary folks is so easily sacrificed on the altar of political expediency. The power people who were never called to account for their horrible coverups, collusion with criminals, & abandment of their public trust are still with us today. Tragically, Officer Roy Cardillo's murder & the cover-up afterward is not isolated in law enforcement. Saldy, the Circle of Six has many more members in many more departments in many more cities. It is wherever the politically powerful advance themselves at the expense -- and the lives -- of those they are supposed to lead. Thankfully, there is one Court, one Judge, and one Book they will ultimately be unable to avoid. Thank you, Det. Jurgensen, for helping to expose the darkness to the light.