September 2012
City & State;9/4/2012, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p27
An interview with New York Police Medal of Honor (NYPD) winner Frank Serpico is presented. When asked about what he would say to a policeman who is thinking about becoming a whistle-blower or a person who feels persecuted by the system, Serpico says that he would advise the policeman to protect himself and align himself with similar-minded people and organizations that support him and knows what he is experiencing.


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