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Entries from October 2005

Catherine the Great’s Pistols

October 10th, 2005 · 2 Comments

The history of the Property Clerk Division of the NYPD isn’t pretty. I go into this in my book. They have their act together now though, and I found one story about them that I just loved. In 1982, Property Clerk personnel took a second look at two guns that were seized in a raid […]

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Is This Ray Kelly?

October 5th, 2005 · 2 Comments

This is one of the uncaptioned photographs I got from the Photography Unit at One Police Plaza. I had it up on the wall at the launch party and one of the detectives insisted it was Ray Kelly, New York’s Police Commissioner. I can’t tell for sure. Could be. What do you think? Here he […]

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10/4 KGB Reading Rescheduled for 11/15

October 3rd, 2005 · Comments Off on 10/4 KGB Reading Rescheduled for 11/15

My reading tomorrow night has been rescheduled!! It’s now set for November 15. I’m sorry for the short notice. This is all the notice I got, too. Once again, I’ll be reading with another writer, Nate Blakeslee, who will be reading from his new book, Tulia. From his starred review in Publisher’s Weekly, “Those familiar […]

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