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Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Jennifer C. Hunt


On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency Service team from the NYPD raided a terrorist cell in Brooklyn and narrowly prevented a suicide bombing of the New York subway that would have cost hundreds, possibly thousands of lives. This book tells the dramatic story of that raid, the painstaking police work involved, and its paradoxical aftermath, which drew the officers into a conflict with other rank-and-file police and publicity-hungry top brass. The book draws on personal knowledge of the NYPD and a network of police contacts extending from cop to four-star chief, to trace the experience of three ... More

Keywords: Emergency Service, police force, trained officers, commanders, bomb squad, NYPD

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780226360904
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer C. Hunt, author