We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops and Corruption in an American City

Justin Fenton

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Due to be published: 25th Feb '21

Pre-order - This Paperback / softback title is not yet published, due 25th Feb '21

£14.99

Wayne Jenkins and his team of plain-clothed officers – the Gun Trace Task Force – were the city’s lauded and decorated heroes.

Gift Wrapping – our gift wrapping option will be back soon

Have your books hand wrapped in our bespoke tissue paper with our kite sticker to tie it all together.

SKU: 9780571356614

Categories: ,

Description

Baltimore, 2015. Riots were erupting across the city as citizens demanded justice for Freddie Gray, a twenty-five-year-old black man who died in police custody. At the same time, drug and violent crime were once again surging. For years, Sgt Wayne Jenkins and his team of plain-clothed officers – the Gun Trace Task Force – were the city’s lauded and decorated heroes. But all the while they had been skimming from the drug busts they made, pocketing thousands in cash found in private homes and planting fake evidence to throw Internal Affairs off their scent. Because who would believe the dealers, the smugglers or people who had simply been going about their daily business over the word of the city’s elite task force? Now, in light of their spectacular trial of late 2018, and in a work of astounding reportage and painstaking self-discovery, Justin Fenton has pieced together a shocking story of systemic corruption.

Additional information

Weight 0.478 kg
Dimensions 24 × 153 × 234 mm
Page Count 352