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Roger Rogerson : Shortlisted for the 2017 Ned Kelly Award for Best True Crime - Duncan McNab

Roger Rogerson

Shortlisted for the 2017 Ned Kelly Award for Best True Crime


Published: 27th June 2017
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The verdict is guilty.

On 20 May 2014, former New South Wales police officers Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara murdered student Jamie Gao in cold blood. Both have been found guilty of murder and possession of 2.78 kilograms of methamphetamine, and sentenced to life imprisonment.

But this wasn't Rogerson's first trial or conviction. Once one of the most highly decorated police officers in New South Wales, he was dismissed from the police force in 1986, and jailed twice.

That was just the tip of the iceberg.

This is the eye-opening account of Rogerson's life of crime - policing it and committing it - and reveals the full story of one of the most corrupt and evil men in Australia, and the events that led inexorably to the chilling murder of Jamie Gao in storage unit 803.

About the Author

Duncan McNab is a former police detective, private investigator, investigative journalist and media adviser to government and the private sector. He is the author of over seven books, including the phenomenally bestselling Outlaw Bikers In Australia. In 2015 he wrote Waterfront, lifting the lid on the crime, politics, violence and corruption that has always been present on Australia's waterfront. For Roger Rogerson, he sat in the Gao murder trial courtroom for eighteen weeks and has been following Rogerson's career - on both sides of the law - for over 30 years.


The Dodger


Good reference into Australia's most decorated (and bent) copper! If he was such a good copper he committed some basic errors which ended up being his undoing - him ending up with life imprisonment!




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A gritty and unvarnished look inside the CIB ... shining a light on the entrenched culture of cover-up and corruption that has plagued NSW since the Rum Rebellion - Sydney Morning Herald

[a] compelling and unapologetically unsympathetic account of Australia's most notorious former policeman - Weekend Australian

a must read for fans of the true crime genre - NSW Police News

ISBN: 9780733639357
ISBN-10: 0733639356
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 27th June 2017
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.7  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1