By James Willwerth
His identify used to be Pete Bon Viso, a terrible urban child who made stable by way of becoming a member of the strength. He knew and loved the road humans. Having grown up in an impoverished local, he observed himself as a member of the ‘underclass’ and pointed out with their difficulties. there have been few law enforcement officials within the 9th Precinct as instinctively involved with the felony brain as Pete Bon Viso. in keeping with his former companions, “He used to be no spit and varnish cop…[but] a gung-ho cop and an extreme booster of the brotherhood.”
Then there have been stories of a wierd gun conflict, and rumors of an try and homicide a kingdom legitimate. Pete Bon Viso was once in the midst of all of it and no-one knew why or how. Pete claimed he used to be being stalked by way of a drug addict he had arrested and helped to convict, that guy was once attempting to kill him and that his purely desire used to be to “get him first.” there has been a division listening to and Pete used to be suspended. documents confirmed that the addict in query was once serving time, appropriately in the back of bars. yet Pete persevered in his declare. His associate guessed the reality yet attempted to guard him. At twenty-five, married, and the daddy of a five-month-old son, Patrolman Pete Bon Viso used to be being affected by paranoid hallucinations.
James Willwerth explores extensive what occurred to Pete—his history and family members, his view of himself relating to the police division, and the explanations why he got here apart.
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Badge of Madness: The True Story of a Psychotic Cop by James Willwerth