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NYPD Quote of the Day: “You’re a Writer, Best Cop in the World”


Graham Rayman’s “The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy’s 81st Precinct,” chronicles hundreds of recorded hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009.

Here’s today’s outtake.

From a lieutenant on January 13, 2009:

“You could be the worst cop in the world, and you’re a writer, best cop in the world.”

Read Part 2 of the series here. Parts 3 and 4 will appear in the next two issues of the Voice.


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