By Jean-Marc Tanguy
En janvier 2015, l. a. prise d’otages de l. a. Porte de Vincennes ainsi que les attentats multiples du thirteen novembre suivant ont placé ces hommes d’exception sous le feu de l’actualité. Quelles sont
les missions du RAID ? Qui sont les hommes et les femmes qui le composent ?
Cet ouvrage vous fera découvrir leurs missions, aussi variées que l. a. neutralisation d’individus dangereux, l. a. négociation pour l. a. libération d’otages, los angeles recherche de renseignements... parmi tant d’autres. Il vous fera entrer dans le quotidien d’hommes et de femmes qui se sont engagés à « servir sans faillir » pour l. a. security des citoyens.
Le RAID a été mis à l’honneur le 14 juillet 2015 en défilant, pour los angeles première fois de son histoire, sur les Champs-Élysées.
By Raymond Bonner
From Pulitzer Prize winner Raymond Bonner, the gripping tale of a grievously mishandled homicide case that positioned a twenty-three-year-old guy on loss of life row.
In January 1982, an aged white widow was once stumbled on brutally murdered within the small city of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police instantly arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded black guy with out prior legal checklist. His simply connection to the sufferer was once having wiped clean her gutters and home windows, yet slightly 90 days after the victim's physique used to be stumbled on, he used to be attempted, convicted, and sentenced to death.
Elmore have been on loss of life row for 11 years whilst a tender legal professional named Diana Holt first discovered of his case. With the exemplary ethical dedication and tenacious research that experience amazing his reporting profession, Bonner follows Holt's conflict to avoid wasting Elmore's lifestyles and indicates us how his case is a textbook instance of what can get it wrong within the American justice procedure. relocating, enraging, suspenseful, and enlightening, Anatomy of Injustice is a crucial contribution to our nation's ongoing, more and more very important debate approximately inequality and the dying penalty.
By Gregg Olsen
Within hours of giving delivery to her 6th baby, Mary Kay Letourneau had her child daughter whisked from her hands. She was once then shackled and back to her penal complex cellphone. simply years in the past, the gorgeous, personable Seattle schoolteacher was once dwelling a existence many could envy-- she had a good-looking husband, 4 attractive childrens, and a loved following of scholars. Then she used to be accused of kid rape, and her entire international became upside down.
Rapist Or Victim?
How did a 34-year-old married instructor fall in love with considered one of her sixth-grade scholars? was once it an entire lapse of judgment, or-- as she contends-- the assembly of 2 soulmates? have been the 2 making plans to run away together-- earlier than police stuck them in a parked vehicle? Did the couple have illicit intercourse in each room of the Letourneau condominium, because the teen informed the tabloids? examine the case that stunned the area and rocked the headlines-- concerning the lonely lifetime of Mary Kay Letourneau and the younger item of her obsession, the boy who fathered of her teenagers. you might imagine you recognize the tale of Mary Kay Letourneau-- yet you don't comprehend the entire tale until eventually you've read...If Loving You Is Wrong.
Includes interviews with Mary Kay Letourneau.
By Harold Schechter
The Serial Killer FilesHarold SchechterTHE DEFINITIVE file ON HISTORY'S so much HEINOUS!Hollywood's make-believe maniacs like Jason, Freddy, and Hannibal Lecter cannot carry a candle to genuine lifestyles monsters like John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and ratings of others who've terrorized, tortured, and terminated their method throughout civilization during the a long time. Now, from the much-acclaimed writer of Deviant, Deranged, and wicked, comes the last word source at the serial killer phenomenon.Rigorously researched and jam-packed with the main terrifying, updated details, this leading edge and hugely compelling compendium covers each point of a number of murderers-from psychology to cinema, fetishism to fan golf equipment, "trophies" to buying and selling playing cards. Discover:WHO they're: these featured contain Ed Gein, the homicidal mama's boy who encouraged fiction's most famed Psycho, Norman Bates; Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, sex-crazed killer cousins higher referred to as the Hillside Stranglers; and the Beanes, a fifteenth-century cave-dwelling extended family with an insatiable urge for food for human fleshHOW THEY KILL: They shoot, stab, and strangle. Butcher, bludgeon, and burn. Drown, dismember, and consume . . . and different equipment of bloodbath too many and big to say here.WHY THEY DO IT: For excitement and for revenue. For star and for "companionship. For the satan and for dinner. For the fun of it, for the hell of it, and since "such males are monsters, who stay . . .beyond the frontiers ofmadness.PLUS: in-depth case experiences, vintage killers' nicknames, definitions of each form of deviance and derangement, and masses, a lot more.For a couple of hundred profiles of deadly loners and killer undefined, Bluebeards and black widows, cannibals and copycats- this is often an fundamental, spine-tingling, eye-popping research into the darkish hearts and mad minds of that twisted breed of human whose crimes are the main scary . . . and engaging.
By Robert Kolker
Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker can provide a haunting and humanizing account of the true-life look for a serial killer nonetheless at huge on manhattan, in a compelling story of unsolved homicide and web prostitution.
One past due spring night in 2010, Shannan Gilbert, after working during the oceanfront group of Oak seashore screaming for her lifestyles, went lacking. nobody who had heard of her disappearance notion a lot approximately what had occurred to the twenty-four-year-old: she was once a Craigslist prostitute who were fleeing a scene--of what, nobody should be certain. The Suffolk County Police, too, appeared to have paid little attention--until seven months later, while an unforeseen discovery in a bramble along a close-by street became up 4 our bodies, all lightly spaced, all wrapped in burlap. yet none of them Shannan's.
There was once Maureen Brainard-Barnes, final obvious at Penn Station in ny 3 years prior, and Melissa Barthelemy, final obvious within the Bronx in 2009. there has been Megan Waterman, final noticeable leaving a resort in Hauppage, ny, only a month after Shannan's disappearance in 2010, and Amber Lynn Costello, final noticeable leaving a home in West Babylon a couple of months later that very same yr. Like Shannan, all 4 ladies have been petite and of their twenties, all of them got here from out of city to paintings as escorts, and so they all marketed on Craigslist and its competitor, Backpage.
In a triumph of reporting--and in a riveting narrative--Robert Kolker offers the 1st specific examine the shadow international of escorts within the net age, the place creating wealth is simpler than ever and the hazards stay all too actual. He has talked exhaustively with the buddies and kin of every lady to bare the three-d truths approximately their lives, the suffering cities they got here from, and the desires they chased. And he has received particular entry to the Oak seashore local that has came upon itself the point of interest of nationwide media scrutiny--where the police have flailed, the physique count number has risen, and the pals have started pointing arms at each other. There, in a distant neighborhood, out of sight of the seashores and marinas scattered alongside the South Shore barrier islands, the women's tales come jointly in loss of life and darkish secret. Lost Girls is a portrait not only of 5 ladies, yet of unsolved homicide in an idyllic a part of the United States, of the bottom of the net, and of the secrets and techniques we continue with out admitting to ourselves that we continue them.
By Maureen Harvey
On 1st December 1996, 25-year-old Lee Harvey used to be stabbed forty two occasions in a frenzied knife assault. His female friend, Tracie Andrews, claimed he were murdered in a highway rage assault and, days later, seemed at a press convention making an emotional charm for witnesses to the crime. through the days following the assault, the terrible fact approximately what rather occurred that evening turned obvious. It used to be Tracie who had killed Lee after which attempted to hide her tracks with an internet of lies...Lee used to be a handsome, chuffed younger guy with a shiny destiny sooner than him. Tracie Andrews seemed to be an enticing, energetic blonde and, firstly, their dating a cheerful one. yet quickly, Tracie's actual nature started to show itself and she or he turned jealous, possessive or even violent. quickly adequate, the connection turned unstable and self-destructive. On that chilly winter's evening in 1996, Maureen Harvey heard the devastating information that each father or mother prays they are going to by no means need to listen - her...
By Cilla McCain
Utilizing court docket transcripts, own interviews, and police documents to retrace the major occasions of the case, this trip to discover the reality approximately what occurred to Richard Davis presents a nerve-racking, eye-opening investigate the issues of latest army.
By Kathryn Bonella
Publish Yearn note: First released November 1st 2012 by way of Pan Macmillan Australia
Snowing in Bali is a different, uncensored perception right into a hidden global.
It's snowing in Bali. between Bali's drug purchasers it's the code for a big cocaine cargo having simply landed. For the lads who run the country's drug empires, it's time to get wealthy and get together hard.
Snowing in Bali is the tale of the drug trafficking and working scene that's made Bali one of many world's most vital locations within the international distribution of narcotics. With its important place to the Asia Pacific industry, its thriving vacationer to behave as hide for importation, and a tradition of corruption which may simply support legislations enforcement flip a blind eye, Bali has lengthy been a paradise for traffickers in addition to for holiday-makers.
Kathryn Bonella, bestselling writer of resort Kerobokan, has been given remarkable entry into the lives of a few of the largest avid gamers in Bali's drug international, either earlier and current. She charts their upward thrust to exceptional wealth and gear, and their drug-fuelled life, packed with orgies, outrageous extravagance and browsing. yet operating overseas drug empires in Bali can be a hugely dicy company, with poor effects for these stuck and convicted.
From the highs of multi-million buck offers to the determined lows of demise row in an Indonesian excessive safeguard reformatory, Snowing in Bali is a distinct, uncensored perception right into a hidden international.
By T. J. English
Within the early Nineteen Sixties, uncertainty and threat gripped long island, crystallizing in a toxic divide among a deeply corrupt, cynical, and racist police strength, and an African American neighborhood buffeted via fiscal misery, brutality, and narcotics. On August 28, 1963—the day Martin Luther King Jr. declared "I have a dream" at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial—two younger white girls have been murdered of their ny residence. Dubbed the profession women Murders case, the crime despatched ripples of worry in the course of the urban, as police scrambled fruitlessly for months to discover the killer. however it additionally marked the beginning of a ten-year saga of worry, racial violence, and turmoil within the city—an period that took in occasions from the Harlem Riots of the mid-1960s to the Panther Twenty-One trials and Knapp fee police corruption hearings of the early Seventies.
The Savage City explores this pivotal and irritating decade during the tales of 3 very varied males:
• George Whitmore Jr., the near-blind, destitute nineteen-year-old black guy who was once coerced into confessing to the occupation women Murders and a number of other crimes. Whitmore, an blameless guy, could spend the last decade out and in of the justice approach, changing into a scapegoat for the NYPD—and an emblem of the inequities of the system.
• Bill Phillips, a overtly crooked NYPD officer who spent years plundering the approach earlier than being stuck in a corruption sting—and turning jaybird to create the most important scandal within the department's heritage.
• Dhoruba bin Wahad, a son of the Bronx and founding member of recent York's Black Panther get together, whose militant activism may make him a aim of neighborhood and federal legislation enforcement as conflicts among the Panthers and the police progressively devolved into open struggle.
Animated via the voices of the 3 participants—all 3 of whom spent years in felony, and are nonetheless alive today—The Savage City emerges as an epic narrative of injustice and defiance, revealing for the 1st time the gripping tale of ways an outstanding urban, marred via worry and hatred, struggled for its soul in a time of sweeping social, political, and fiscal swap.
By Val McDermid
Val McDermid is among the best crime writers now we have, whose novels have captivated thousands of readers all over the world with their riveting narratives of characters who clear up complicated crimes and confront unbelievable evil. during gaining knowledge of her bestselling novels McDermid has familiarize yourself with each department of forensics, and now she uncovers the historical past of this technological know-how, real-world murders and the folk who needs to resolve them.
The lifeless talk—to the suitable listener. they could let us know all approximately themselves: the place they got here from, how they lived, how they died, and, after all, who killed them. Forensic scientists can free up the mysteries of the previous and support serve justice utilizing the messages left through a corpse, against the law scene, or the faintest of human strains. Forensics attracts on interviews with a few of these top-level execs, ground-breaking examine, and McDermid's personal unique interviews and firsthand adventure on scene with best forensic scientists.
Along the best way, McDermid discovers how maggots gathered from a corpse may also help verify one's time of demise; how a DNA hint a millionth the scale of a grain of salt can be utilized to convict a killer; and the way a crew of younger Argentine scientists led by way of a maverick American anthropologist have been in a position to discover the sufferers of a genocide. It's a trip that might take McDermid to battle zones, hearth scenes, and post-mortem suites, and convey her into touch with either amazing bravery and wickedness, as she strains the background of forensics from its earliest beginnings to the state of the art technology of the trendy day.