rich bar “It was only when I was deep into it that I realized they were preying on immigrants. They were giving them $25 to get an x-ray for these phony insurance claims and some were getting five and six a day. It was bad and I’m proud that we put an end to it. There’s a thrill to taking out bad guys out that’s hard to explain to someone who’s never been a cop.”

A Sneak Peek of Chapter Three - Sam Panchal


One of Sam Panchal’s bosses said, “Getting Sammy on the NYPD was the equivalent of an NBA team getting the first round draft choice. He is that good.” When Sam made his decision to go into law enforcement, his family was in shock. “It’s not acceptable in the Indian culture,” Sam explained. “You’re supposed to be an engineer, a doctor or a professor. Police officer is not on the list.” But he always dreamed of being a cop; there was something deep in his soul that drew him to this dangerous and stressful life. For months Sam hid his uniform in the car and changed on the way to the Academy.