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Chicagos Finest: The Story of Flying Officer Leonard Baldy Tim Baldy

Chicagos Finest: The Story of Flying Officer Leonard Baldy

Tim Baldy

Published May 1st 2006
ISBN : 9781424135325
Paperback
108 pages
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 About the Book 

Leonard Baldy was born in Chicago. He was a pioneer in law enforcement and traffic safety, and was celebrated for his work in radio and television. Forty years after his death, Chicago newspaper columnist, Neil Steinberg, declared aif ever a ChicagoMoreLeonard Baldy was born in Chicago. He was a pioneer in law enforcement and traffic safety, and was celebrated for his work in radio and television. Forty years after his death, Chicago newspaper columnist, Neil Steinberg, declared aif ever a Chicago police officer was a celebrity, it was Patrolman Leonard Baldy.a His colleagues remembered him as the nicest man they ever met. He brought respect to the badge during a time of turmoil and scandal on the force. At the height of his popularity, Officer Baldy received nearly 3,000 pieces of fan mail every month. This book is more than a look at the life a Chicago police officer, but a story of a person who made a difference in the daily lives of everyone he met. This book offers a view of a great American as few knew him. It provides insight about the man many have labeled Chicagoas Finest.