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Fenton, Justin

Summary: "Baltimore, 2015. Riots were erupting across the city as citizens demanded justice for Freddie Gray, a twenty-five-year old black man who had died while in police custody. At the same time, drug and violent crime were surging, and that year, Baltimore would reach its deadliest year in over two decades: 342 homicides in a city of six hundred thousand people. Under intense scrutiny--and a federal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Chaudry, Rabia

Summary: "In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

Summary: Chronicles a multi-generational family business dealing illegal drugs and the efforts of the Baltimore police to curb their trade, draws parallels between these organizations and the men and women on either side of the battle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Murphy, Steve (Steven E.)

Summary: The explosive memoir of legendary DEA agents and the subject of the hit Netflix series Narcos. Readers will go deep inside the inner workings of the Search Bloc, the joint Colombian-US task force that resulted in an intensive 18-month operation that tracked Escobar.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 MUR

Summary: The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But no matter how hard McNulty and the detail try, the dealers always seem to be one step ahead of the game.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Shufelt, Gordon H.

Summary: "In 1875, an Irish-born Baltimore policeman, Patrick McDonald, entered the home of Daniel Brown, an African American laborer, and clubbed and shot Brown, who died within an hour of the attack. In similar cases at the time, authorities routinely exonerated Maryland law enforcement officers who killed African Americans, usually without serious inquiries into the underlying facts. But in this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Kent State University Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 SHU

Deutsch, Kevin

Summary: "An award-winning crime reporter describes how two high school honor-roll students used gang connections to loot pharmacies and sell narcotics through delivery drivers using location-based technology and even formed an alliance with the Mexican drug cartel headed by El Chapo,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 DEU

Del Bosque, Melissa

Summary: Drugs, money, cartels: this is what FBI rookie Scott Lawson expected when he was sent to the border town of Laredo, but instead he's deskbound writing intelligence reports about the drug war. Then, one day, Lawson is asked to check out an anonymous tip: a horse was sold at an Oklahoma auction house for a record-topping price, and the buyer was Miguel Trevino, one of the leaders of the Zetas,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 DEL

Tone, Joe

Summary: The dramatic true story of two brothers living parallel lives on either side of the U.S.-Mexico border -- and how their lives converged in a major criminal conspiracy. José Treviño was a devoted family man working as a bricklayer in Texas. Back in Mexico, his younger brother Miguel was ascending to the top ranks of Los Zetas, a notoriously bloody drug cartel. One day José showed up at a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 TON

Bilton, Nick

Summary: From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 BIL

Summary: "Cindy Shank, mother of three, is serving a 15-year sentence in federal prison for her tangential involvement with a Michigan drug ring years earlier. This intimate portrait of mandatory minimum drug sentencing's devastating consequences, captured by Cindy's brother, follows her and her family over the course of ten years."--IMDb.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SEN

Simon, David

Summary: At the center of the narrative is fifteen-year-old DeAndre McCullough. DeAndre's parents, Gary and Fran, were once poised, against all odds, to pull themselves up and out of West Baltimore. But when they themselves stumble and then succumb to the corner's temptations, DeAndre's future hangs in the balance. Smart and streetwise, he is both drawn to and wary of the drug trade that flourishes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 SIM

Summary: Documents how former drug-trafficker, Anderson Sá and the Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum, or favela, against a violent drug industry and police oppression.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAV

Summary: Based on a true story of the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the two DEA agents that brought the famed Medellin Cartel to its knees.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NAR

Bowden, Mark

Summary: Cold case detectives solve the 1975 disappearance of two pre-teen girls in suburban Washington, DC.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 BOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 BOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 BOW

Miller, T. Christian

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Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Summary: Based on a true story, an inner-city Baltimore family copes with ever-present drug traffic and violence in their lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COR

Farzad, Roben

Summary: The wild, true story of the Mutiny, the hotel and club that embodied the decadence of Miami's cocaine cowboys heyday--and an inspiration for the blockbuster film, Scarface...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 FAR

Stauth, Cameron.

Summary: "An anonymous caller tells a detective in a small Oregon town that a woman has just bitten off a man's finger. But the man is not the victim, the caller says. The woman is. She's being held against her will by a group of faith-healing fanatics who are trying to cure her depression with violent exorcisms. The detective rescues her, but she is afraid to press charges against the people in her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2013

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Summary: Five lives were lost in a tragic accident involving a Taylor University van, and one young woman, severely injured and comatose, was rushed to the hospital. Families, faculty, students, and communities grieved their losses and joined in prayer and hope as the one young woman, Laura Van Ryn, fought for her life in a hospital bed. The national news spread the story, and people everywhere shared...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.4 MIS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.481 MIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 617.481 Mistaken

Summary: Describes the devastating accident and case of mistaken identity that left one family grieving for the young woman they thought was their daughter while the wrong family cared for the lone survivor, and describes the healing journey of survivor Whitney Cerak.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 617.4 MIS

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