Harlem Raiders

Harlem Raiders

by Peter J Pranzo
Harlem Raiders

Harlem Raiders

by Peter J Pranzo


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Following the overdose deaths of two high school teens, one community elder tells the story of a diverse narcotics team called the HARLEM RAIDERS, who back in the 1970s found an unlikely ally, a local black female community leader, as they took on a trio of Mafioso families bent on destroying their community for profit, leaving a path of dead and grieving. Over time, the narcs were shadowed by a rogue, undercover black female DEA agent who used her skills to covertly protect them as they worked together to defeat a trio of Mafioso families who had flooded their Harlem community with heroin. Based on a true story of the 70s and 80s in New York City, the HARLEM RAIDERS explores what can happen when police and community go color blind for the common good to save what they love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781948460033
Publisher: Righter's Mill Press LLC
Publication date: 11/21/2019
Pages: 350
Sales rank: 703,249
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Retired Lieutenant Peter Pranzo served 21 years with the NYPD, racking up over 60 departmental medals and awards, including some of the police department highest; The Police Combat Cross, The Medal for Valor, and The Honor Legion Award for Valor. As a sergeant, he was involved in two shootouts in Harlem's 32nd Precinct, where his team effected over 8,000 narc and gun-related arrests. Later assigned to the NYPD's elite Street Crime Unit as a Lieutenant, his team accumulated another 2,000 felony collars.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 'H' Returns

Chapter 2 - A Harlem Story

Chapter 3 - Bloodfields

Chapter 4 - Dodge City

Chapter 5 - 'Sarge'

Chapter 6 - Teen Rebellion

Chapter 7 - The Team

Chapter 8 - Meeting/Mystery/Murder

Chapter 9 - Take Back the Streets

Chapter 10 - A Family Torn

Chapter 11 - Chameleons

Chapter 12 - Narc Fallout and Goodwill

Chapter 13 - Vendettas

Chapter 14 - Casualty of War

Chapter 15 - Threats and Honor

Chapter 16 - Mission Compromised But Saved by a Friend

Chapter 17 - Community Police - Senior Crime

Chapter 18 - Help for Addicted Babies and a Truth Revealed

Chapter 19 - Justice

Chapter 20 - Two Families/ Two Tragedies

Chapter 21 - Good Word/Bad News

Chapter 22 - Working Girl

Chapter 23 - Payback

Chapter 24 - More Flack

Chapter 25 - Payoff and Consequences

Chapter 26 - Tough Compassion

Chapter 27 - Clubbing

Chapter 28 - Collateral Damage to the Innocent

Chapter 29 - 'Nonno'

Chapter 30 - It's Personal

Chapter 31 - Unlikely Support

Chapter 32 - Mob Rumblings/Undercover Hazards

Chapter 33 - Friends Rise to the Occasion

Chapter 34 - A Day at the Track and a Presidential Commitment

Chapter 35 - Distraught Cops and Capo

Chapter 36 - Unauthorized Behavior/Bounty's Up

Chapter 37 - Help For the Sick and Search for Corisa

Chapter 38 - Lost CILD

Chapter 39 - Hospital Visit

Chapter 40 - Suicide and Backlash

Chapter 41 - Angel to Rest/More Revenge

Chapter 42 - Feds Try

Chapter 43 - Girl Gone

Chapter 44 - Presidential Visit and a Son Lost

Chapter 45 - KARMA

Chapter 46 - Vigil and a Promise

Chapter 47 - Operation Freedom

Chapter 48 - On The Mend

Chapter 49 - A Promise Kept

Chapter 50 - Freedom Rings

Chapter 51 - "Fidelis Ad Mortem" (Faithful Unto Death(

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