Treacherous and Inside a Police Informant's Mind
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Inside a Polic Informant's Mind:
Inside a Police Informant`s Mind presents an honest account of the role, risks, and motives of police informants. It chronicles the relationship and course of events between the author and a Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner. The author provides a fascinating insider's perspective on the working relationship between an informant and those in law enforcement who handle informants.
The book gives balanced insight into the thoughts of both the police and the informant, addressing the hazards of manipulation by both parties. It highlights the importance of trust, communication, and understanding as means to bridge those hazards. Also, it demonstrates the difficult shift in lifestyle being an informant entails. After testifying in court, Paul Derry`s life was placed at high risk of retribution, necessitating his entry into a witness protection program. He reflects upon the process of entering a witness protection program and life afterward, not only for himself but also for his family.
This autobiographical account is a must-read for police officers and informant handlers and is an especially useful source for intelligence gathering. The vivid, real-life accounts of Inside a Police Informant`s Mind are as revelatory as they are engrossing. It is a great addition to any collection of books on law enforcement and criminal justice.
Table of Contents:
Introduction: The Making of an Informant
Part One: Inside an Informant’s Mind
1. Blood Brothers
2. Blood Money
3. Streets of Blood
4. The Thrill and Excitement
6. Police Study
Part Two: Characteristics of a Strong Source Handler
7. Dedicated to the Job
10. Understanding Motives
11. Clear and Concise Communication
12. Control and Humility
14. Sense of Humor
16. Witness Protection Coordinators
17. Partners in Crime
Part Three: Looking Back
18. The Gifts and Curses of an Informant
19. Taking a Life
20. Hours on the Stand
21. Life as a Rat
22. Witness Protection and Starting Over
23. Final Thoughts
Appendix A: Police Perspectives on Paul Derry as a Source
Appendix B: Words between a Source and his Handlers
Paul Derry's first book, Treacherous: "How the RCMP allowed a Hells Angel to Kill" is an inside look at his life as an undercover RCMP agent whose dangerous life landed him in the middle of a murder plot. Currently being featured on History Channel's Outlaw Bikers, Treacherous is a book constructed with facts and inside knowledge of the RCMP.
RCMP documents refer to Paul Derry as J-1028, O.3561, H885 and RVM82 Derry was first used as a source for the RCMP when he was under the age of eighteen. He was coded officially in 1988 and worked as a source until the year 2000. Derry walked the thin line between a criminal and a police agent for many years, with much success.
Table of Contents:
1. Crime and Connections
2. A Source and his Handler
3. Good Days and Bad
4. My Ultimate Connection
5. Halifax Biker History
6. Operation Hoist
7. What is Treacherous?
8. Bank Robbers, Heroin and Death
9. Parole Finally Ends
10. The Projects are a Prison
11. Meeting about a Murder
12. The Death of Sean Simmons
13. Chaos and Confusion
14. Operation Download
15. Wearing a Wire
16. Explosive Moments
17. The Final Takedown
18. Waiting for the Mounties
19. Into the Hands of the Enemy
20. Fighting for our Lives
21. Open Letters to Defendants and Friends
22. Open Letters to the RCMP
23. Open Letter to the Simmons Family
24. Letter to the Reader