Brick City Blues by Benjamin Sherman

By Benjamin Sherman

Brick urban Blues is either a descriptive identify and an analogy; Brick urban is Newark, New Jersey, an city zone riddled with medicines, gangs, and different diverse road crime. Blues is intended to explain either the temper the miserable stipulations result in and to attract the reader’s awareness to the policing within the tale. The environment during this tale is a dark interval in Newark historical past: over sixty cops have been laid off unexpectedly in 2010, resulting in a rise in road crime at a time whilst it was once slowly peaking. the shortcoming of manpower ended in the brutal homicide of a tender police officer almost immediately after the layoffs. This tale is a fictional account of the homicide and the way it might probably theoretically impact the drug marketplace at a time while the police division is overworked and understaffed.

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