#michaelokeefe #NYPD #authorRetired 1st grade NYPD Detective Michael O'Keefe talks about his three novels After 24 1/2 years with the NYPD, including having served in some of the toughest neighborhoods during the most crime-ridden era in NYC history, O'Keefe writes police crime novels in the tradition of Joseph Wambaugh that are based on his experiences as a cop. Hear O'Keefe talk about his harrowing career in law enforcement, including, most notably, his role at the center of the Washington Heights riot of 1992, a cataclysmic event that rocked the entire city of New York. Hear O'Keefe's thoughts on policing today, and also how he transitioned from his life as a gung-ho New York cop to a retired author of crime fiction novels.
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