Without Fear or Favour

Without Fear or Favour

The Life and Politics of An Urban Cop

Book - 1999
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Following on the tremendous success of Life on Homicide, former police chief William McCormack is back in this controversial and entertaining memoir of his life as a policeman and as chief of police. From his youth as a seaman in Mozambique, when McCormack witnessed a corpse being fed to crocodiles by local police, to the night he took a beating but was saved by a couple of old constables, to the time 52 Division got shot up by one of its own, Without Fear or Favour will thrill and surprise.

William McCormack is a bigger-than-life character who, as Chief of Police of the metropolitan police force from 1989 to 1995, was often in public conflict with politicians, but was much loved by the public and the police who worked for him. In this colorful, hard-hitting book, McCormack tells about run-ins and friendships with notorious politicians and police officers, including Jack Ackroyd, Roy McMurtry, John Sewell, Jack Marks, Jack Leighton, and Susan Eng. McCormack covers it all: from the days when police busted heads without turning heads to the 1990s when their every move is followed by news cameras.

Publisher: Toronto : Stoddart, 1999.
ISBN: 9780773731684
0773731687
Branch Call Number: 363.2092 McCor
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Characteristics: xviii, 262 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Bob

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