Peter Moskos is watching closely. The Harvard-trained sociologist spent a year on the beat, as a cop on the toughest streets of Baltimore. Now he's telling what he saw. The heroism, and the madness.
This hour, On Point: Out of the ivory tower and into the squad car. We're on the beat and in the heat with Peter Moskos.Guest:
Peter Moskos, professor of law, police science and criminal justice administration at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and author of "Cop in the Hood: My Year Policing Baltimore's Eastern District."
This program aired on April 30, 2008.