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[PDF] ✪ SARGE Author John DiMaggio – Usobet.co “SARGE” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A DiMaggio one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991 Am“SARGE” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A DiMaggio one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991 Among his awards are two Superintendent’s Awards of Valor Mayor Richard J Daley’s Praiseworthy Acknowledgment Plaue for Exceptional Act of Bravery Involving Risk of Life a Presidential Citation of Appreciation the Illinois Police Association Award of Valor and many Upon his retirement in 1991 DiMaggio wrote a fascinating account of his work as a cop The manuscript languished among his personal effects until after his death in 2008 after which his family decided to resurrect it spruce it up and submit it for publication It turns out that he was an excellent word craftsman and storyteller; in fact he was no stranger to writing—for ma.

Ny years he wrote the “Ask Sarge” column for the Mystery Writers of America Midwest Chapter newsletterTold in a conversational “regular guy” voice in episodic fashion “SARGE” reveals to the reader what it was really like to be a cop The manuscript in many ways takes the form of a prose treatment of a weekly television police drama A large selection of PHOTOS is includedDiMaggio takes the reader back to the decades such as the turbulent 1960s when the police department was making a painful transition from “old school” to modernization The author describes firsthand the legendary riots that occurred in Chicago after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr He illustrates the integration of minorities into the department and how that played out He also goes into famous cases of corruption and the politics of navigati.

sarge pdf SARGE PDF/EPUBNy years he wrote the “Ask Sarge” column for the Mystery Writers of America Midwest Chapter newsletterTold in a conversational “regular guy” voice in episodic fashion “SARGE” reveals to the reader what it was really like to be a cop The manuscript in many ways takes the form of a prose treatment of a weekly television police drama A large selection of PHOTOS is includedDiMaggio takes the reader back to the decades such as the turbulent 1960s when the police department was making a painful transition from “old school” to modernization The author describes firsthand the legendary riots that occurred in Chicago after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr He illustrates the integration of minorities into the department and how that played out He also goes into famous cases of corruption and the politics of navigati.

eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠

eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠

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  1. Cody Sexton Cody Sexton says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBRecently published by the late John Dimaggio Sarge was a long time in the making “He wrote it over many years both while he was working and after he had retired and was living in Las Vegas” says the author’s daughter Debra DiMaggio who was the primary force behind getting Sarge into print and who also was kind enough to send me a review copy “He asked me and others to help get it published I’m a divorce attorney and although we reached out to a few friends we didn’t have contacts in the publishing and entertainment industries at the time When dad passed away in 2008 my brother sent me the typewritten manuscript and I added the photos From there contacts started to develop organically”Eventually the manuscript made its way into the hands of Raymond Benson an internationally acclaimed author and the first US author recruited to carry on B


  2. Sam Reaves Sam Reaves says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBInteresting memoir by a long time CPD detective with a long and eventful career and a sterling reputation John DiMaggio came onto the department in the fifties was closely associated with reforming superintendent OW Wilson in the sixties served as a detective in both Robbery and Homicide and retired in the early nineties having seen the department through many changes Among the high profile cases he worked were the 1966 murder of Valerie Percy daughter of Senator Charles Percy DiMaggio claims to have pinned the officially unsolved killing on a man who died in prison on another conviction and a series of brutal slasher attacks on young women in the seventies DiMaggio speaks frankly about problems in the department while emphasizing the dedication and professionalism of the vast majority of officers and the price they pay for the work they do Great inside


  3. Doris J Moler Doris J Moler says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBWonderful insider look at police workShould be reuired reading for all high school students Well told right writing showing the human side of the work and what it takes to do it well


  4. Anthony Anthony says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBThe ReviewThis was a very well written engaging and thoughtful read This memoir by the late author showcases a vibrant and powerful career as a police officer from his early years handling emotional cases of attempted suicides and anti mob task forces that formed in the city to hostage situations and medical procedures from on the job injuries that nearly left him unable to walk again T


  5. James E. Joyce James E. Joyce says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBWhen I met Sgt DiMaggio he was assigned as a sergeant in the 019th District Always a gentleman and always pleasant to talk to Supervisors like him and Sgt Toenings who also came to 019 were a pleasure to work for There's a lot that the supervisors in the patrol division especially those merit picks could learn from these terrific sergeants Unfortunately there aren't too many today that are like them


  6. Leanne S. Howard Leanne S. Howard says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBThis is a very good read It tells of the triumphs and problems met by policeman everyday and is written factually and also entertaining at the same time I recommend this book as a way of understanding the ups and downs of being a cop and trying to keep the law while keeping yourself above the depression and problems you see every day The toll it takes on families and friends


  7. Stephen Monjar Stephen Monjar says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBWant to know what it’s like to be not just a cop but a CHICAGO cop?This is it One of Chicago’s finest on the front lines Chicago is my city and these cops are the glue that hold it together Want to know how? Read “SARGE” Case closed


  8. Stephen F. Johnson Stephen F. Johnson says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBWonderful story wonderful copOne of the best police biographies I have ever read Told first person you the reader are his partner in this great cop's journey through his career Very realistic I would be honored to be his friend Highly recommended


  9. Richard Richard says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBJust finished this book loved reading the true accounts and would definitely recommend it


  10. Judy Savage Judy Savage says:

    eBook John DiMaggio ½ ½ SARGE PDF ↠ sarge pdf, SARGE PDF/EPUBGratefulSo appreciate honesty and integrity Well written made you feel like you were right there Great book and a reminder that policemen are humans too


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