Naked City
Naked City
Jul 14, 2020
Deep undercover: Inside the world of undercover policing
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Keith Banks arrived at the Police Academy a clean cut teetotaller. Within a few years he was a dope smoking, binge drinking undercover cop. Fit, idealistic and eager to learn, he sucked in as much knowledge as he could before graduating into a police force rotting from the top. By the time he was 21 the clean-living country kid was a dope-smoking, binge-drinking undercover agent regularly risking his life to infiltrate drug syndicates, all the time knowing his targets could be tipped off by corrupt cops.

Contains a sample of Green Fields of France © 1976 performed by The Furey Brothers and Davey Arthur with words and music written by Eric Bogle, courtesy of Folk Freak.  

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