Both author Michael Daly and narrator and P.J. Ochlan give splendid performances of this long and detailed look at how several police officers, detectives, and a nurse helped to lower New York City's crime rate in the 1980s and '90s. The author provides many telling details about the characters--a detective who wears a homburg hat and a nurse who is the great-niece of Josephine Baker, among others. Together, the efforts of these individuals and many others made Times Square a relatively safe place to be. Ochlan has an expressive and steady delivery that is easy to follow. Daly's reading of his preface is well done and sets the tone for the rest of this production. While a long audiobook, this is a fascinating work that those who like true crime will especially enjoy. M.T.F. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2022]
Trade Ed. Hachette Audio 2021
DD ISBN 9781549119156 $25.98
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