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The Dodger : Inside the World of Roger Rogerson - Duncan McNab

The Dodger

Inside the World of Roger Rogerson

Paperback Published: 1st October 2006
ISBN: 9781405037518
Number Of Pages: 287

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As a former Sydney detective himself, journalist Duncan McNab intimately knows the world of Roger Rogerson, Australia's most notorious ex-policeman. They trained at the same places, rose through the ranks in the same time-honoured way, and served in some of the same divisions – yet Rogerson's career was to turn out very differently indeed.

The Dodger is a brilliant behind-the-scenes account of Rogerson and the police culture that created him. It shines a powerful spotlight on a hidden world of corruption and violence and on the infamous murders of Warren Lanfranchi, Sallie-Anne Huckstepp and the attempted murder of Michael Drury. It also details the rise and fall of Rogerson's friendship with Arthur "Neddy" Smith, heroin dealer, murderer and one of the most feared villains in Australia.

The Dodger is a truly eye-opening insider's view of a brilliant detective gone to the bad and of cases that have become Australian criminal legend.

About the Author

Duncan McNab is a former policeman and private investigator. He's worked as a journalist covering current affairs for both the ABC and the Nine Network. He is the author of The Usual Suspect: The Life of Abe Saffron.

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Some say this is deeply disturbing how a great well respected police officer so quickly moved to the dark side and became everything that the badge fights against. What these readers don't know, i that that was the police suyetem at that time, born out by the Woods Royal Commison. At the end of the day we must all be grateful he was one of the few caught and punished for his crimes rather than let go on sickness benefits or resignation where we keep paying for them. In sightful, well written and highly recommended if your interest lie in policing, corruption or just true crime. Just ememeber, the real truth won'tr be found in thes pages

Brisbane, AU

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Anyone who has lived in NSW has surely heard of the name 'Roger Rogerson'. His story is as much a part of NSW as it is of the NSW Police Force. There are choices to make in life and the path you choose will reflect how history remembers you!

Central Coast, NSW

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ISBN: 9781405037518
ISBN-10: 1405037512
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 287
Published: 1st October 2006
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 15.6  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.481
Edition Number: 1

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