Sunday, July 17, 2011
Remembering Frank Rizzo, Philadelphia's Former Mayor And Police Commissioner, Twenty Years After His Death
Admirers of Frank Rizzo gathered Saturday at his statute in Center City Philadelphia to remember and honor the late mayor and police commissioner on the 20th anniversary of his death.
You can read about the event in the below link to the Philadelphia Inquirer:
There have been several books written about the controversial mayor and top cop of Philadelphia (seen in the above famous photo, with his nightstick in his tuxedo cumberbund), but I recommend The Cop Who Would Be King: The Honorable Frank Rizzo by Joseph R. Daughan and Peter Binzen.