By Jim O'Neil,Mel Fazzino
A Cop's story specializes in long island City's so much violent and corrupt years, the 1960's to early 1980's. Jim O'Neil - a former NYPD cop - promises a unprecedented examine the logo of legislations enforcement that ended Frank Lucas' grip at the Harlem drug alternate, his cracking open of the Black Liberation military case, and his adventure because the first cop at the scene on the "Dog Day Afternoon" financial institution theft.
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Some guy was standing at the end of the bar, with his back to the door, yelling obscenities at the bartender. One of the monster cops slowly walked into the bar and came up behind the screamer, balled his hand into an enormous fist, and brought it down on top of the guy’s head in a pile driver-like motion. The guy’s knees buckled and he crashed to the floor unconscious. The cop waved to the bartender and exited the bar. ” The three of them got back in the car and drove off. I got the hell out of there myself, not wanting to get involved in what was sure to be a lengthy write-up about a questionable police action.
Waving her weapon of glass destruction menacingly in the air, she screamed, “Call the cops on me will ya, you little shit nigger motherfucking bastard. ” I grabbed her as she started to lunge at Tommy. “You’re under arrest. ” I front-cuffed her and she made no effort to resist, still too busy laying down a barrage of obscenities at Tommy. I summoned a radio car and rode with her in the back seat to the 20th Precinct. Leaning on her cane, she hobbled up the six steps to the entrance of the station house; an old dilapidated three-story wooden structure.
I got a table and some drinks for Peggy and me and we talked the night away. So it was no surprise when she agreed to see me again. A snowy week after I first held Peggy in my arms, I was driving my 1963 gold Ford Galaxie 500 XL convertible, a veritable tank by today’s standards. I was headed to Albany Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn, where Peggy lived. She was waiting when I got there and after a quick set of parental introductions we were on our way to the Chateau Madrid in Manhattan, a hundred-dollar-a-plate, fancy schmancy restaurant-club.