Mob Cop

About the Author: Fred Pascente

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  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Mob Cop
  • Fred Pascente
  • 27 August 2018
  • 1613731345

Mob Cop Former Chicago police officer and Outfit associate Fred Pascente is the man who links Tony Spilotro, a central character in Nicholas Pileggi s Casino and one of Chicago s most notori ous mob figures, to William Hanhardt, chief of detectives of the Chicago Police Department Pascente and Spilotro grew up together on Chicago s Near West Side, and as young toughs they were rousted and shaken down by Hanhardt While Spilotro became one of the youngest made men in Chicago Outfit history, Pascente was draft ed into the army and then joined the police department Soon taken under Hanhardt s wing, Pascente served as Hanhardt s fixer and bagman on the department for than a decade At the same time, Pascente remained close to Spilotro, mak ing frequent trips to Las Vegas to party with his old friend while helping to rob the casinos blind As a policeman he led a double life, doing genuine police work un der Hanhardt s tutelage while at the same time keeping an eye out for opportunities for bribery and theft His position on both sides of the law gave him unrivaled knowl edge of the workings of Chicago s deeply rooted culture of corruption Mob Cop details the decline of tra ditional organized crime in the United States, and reveals information about the inner workings of the Outfit that has never been publicly released Fred Pascente s col orful stories of crooked cops and danger ous criminals make his memoir a matchless tell all. New Download Kindle ePUB Mob Cop Author Fred Pascente – onedayyourdayweddings.co.uk

10 thoughts on “Mob Cop

  1. Jim says:

    Are you a fan of the Soprano s Like the way they talk Badda bing, mother fucker, I loved that guy , etc If so, this is the book for you I highly recommend listening to Johnny Heller narrate it We re talking serious, real crime here, but Heller brings Pascente to life I m not great with accents, but I sometimes felt it was a bit too New York, still it was a great listen.Pascente makes no bones about it, he was a dirty cop But, hey, that was the times people he associated wit Are you a fan of the Soprano s Like the way they talk Badda bing, mother fucker, I loved that guy , etc If so, this is the book for you I highly recommend listening to Johnny Heller narrate it We re talki...

  2. Donna says:

    I won this audio on GR I enjoyed the narrator.Johnny did a great job I also enjoyed the history in this of Chicago, the mob, and the people I found that part kind of fascinating The author was a dirty cop with strong ti...

  3. Ali says:

    I listened to the audiobook of this and it was fantastic Such an interesting story, and the narrator did such a good job of telling the story.

  4. AMonaco says:

    Poorly written.

  5. Raymond Johnson says:

    On the surface it seemed like MOB COP was going to be just another chapter in the already embattled history of the Chicago Police Department It was definitelythan I bargained for Sam Reaves does an excellent job of weaving together the story of Fred Pascente who was a 26 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department While a police officer, Pascente, managed to maintain close personal friendships with a great many outfit guys including the now infamous Tony Spilotro Pascente, who pass On the surface it seemed like MOB COP was going to be just another chapter in the already embattled history of the Chicago Police Department It was definitelythan I bargained for Sam Reaves does an excellent job of weaving together the story of Fred Pascente who was a 26 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department While a police officer, Pascente, managed to maintain close personal fri...

  6. Dave says:

    If you are unwise to the origins of the nickname Windy City for Chicago, this book will shine a light on it somewhat Spun in a stream of conscience style intermingled with the interjections of a professional writer, the main suspect,er, character is Fred Pascente, a Chicago cop with ties to the Outfit One story or revelation after another about who caught a shellackin or who got two, tree bullets, Madonn , for beefin This guy The stories of Joey The Clown Lombardo always lurked in my p If you are unwise to the origins of the nickname Windy City for Chicago, this book will shine a light on it somewhat Spun in a stream of conscience style intermingled with the inter...

  7. Mark Maguire says:

    A captivating survey of a former Chicago police officers self indulgent slide into criminality, and the collateral damage that ensued What results is a gripping interview with a man who brazenly straddled, and ultimately united, the previously diametrically opposed worlds of organised crime and crime fighting with spectacular financial and social successes, and all from the confines of a single police department The end result is a conflict of emotions which leaves the reader feeling appalled A captivating survey of a former Chicago police officers self indulgent slide into criminality, and the collateral damage that ensued What results is a gripping interview with a man who brazenly straddled, and ultimately united, the previously diametrically opposed worlds of organised crime and crime fighting with spe...

  8. Gina says:

    I received this book as a first read It s gritty and fast paced It provides a nice history of Chicago and look at both the inner workings of the Chicago police department and the Chicago mob scene It s a compelling memoir What makes it truly interesting though is that even though you know he s a dirty cop he just comes off as such a likable guy He loves his mom, wife, son, and brothers He was an altar boy He was in the army He did some good work with the police department even though he I received this book as a first read It s gritty and fast paced It provides a nice history of Chicago and look at both the inner workings of the Chicago police department and the Chicago mob scene It s a compelling memoir What makes it truly interesting though is that even though you know he s a dirty cop he just comes off as such a likable guy He loves his mom, wife, son...

  9. Jim says:

    A fascinating book I only hope that most of it is exaggerated If the book is all true, then Chicago was, and might still be a very scary place to live The technique of quoting Mr Pascente is a little annoying The author tried to reproduce Mr Pascente s Chicago Italian accent and way of speaking There was a little too much maddone and Badda Bing As a native south side Chicagoan, I understood most of it, but I guess that people from elsewhere might have a problem understanding the accen A fascinating book I only hope that most of it is exaggerated If the book is all true, then Chicago was, and might still be a very scary place to live The technique of quoting Mr Pascente is a little annoying The author tried to reproduce Mr Pascente s Chicago Italian accent and way of speaking There was a little too much maddone and Badda Bing As a native south side Chicagoan, I understood most of it, but I guess that people from elsewhere might have a problem understanding the accent and slang Mr...

  10. Michael Shulman says:

    I received a free copy of this book through Goodreads First Reads.All I can say about this book is WOW The story blew me away Fred Pascente tells the story of his time being a dirty cop in Chicago in first person with gusto I felt like I was right there with the auth...