Update: Rogerson, 73, and Glenn McNamara, 55, are charged with murdering of university student Mr Gao, whose body was found wrapped in a tarpaulin floating in the sea of Cronulla in southern Sydney on May 26, a week after he was reported missing.
Glenn McNamara, 55 Former NSW police Officer author quote, his books takes the reader into the back streets and into the sordid workings of the criminal mind.
Glen McNamara joined the NSW Police Force when he was 17 and was sworn
in as constable at 19. A career as a detective beckoned and soon Glen
was tracking down the notorius Warren Lanfranchi who was dealing drugs
with Neddy Smith, and disgraced cop Roger Rogerson who was making deals
This is inner Sydney in the heat of the 1980s and the cash
and drugs are flowing freely.
Glen is posted to ‘Goldenhurst’, the area of inner Sydney that contains
the police beats of Kings Cross, Darlinghurst and Redfern.
confronted by the shocking and appalling reality of a protection racket
that is saving notorious paedophiles Dolly Dunn and Colin Fisk from
charges as long as they supply enough drugs and cash. The stench of
police corruption is high.
Going deeply undercover against his own superiours, Glen risks his own
life to get precious eveidence against them. His double identity is
betrayed from within the police ranks and with a murder threat hanging
over him, Glen and his young wife flee to the United States. But fear is
not in his character and he decides to head back to the dirty streets
of Sydney to finish the job.
This is a hard-hitting story about the fight for justice by one lone policeman in a sea of corruption.
About the Author
Glen McNamara was not a
whistleblower. He was just doing his job. He worked as an undercover cop
in Sydney's Kings Cross in the late 1980s. He was good at his work -
and because he was effective against criminals, he was treated just like
Savage Obsessions." is about the crimes and criminals who take
their own obsessions too far. All the stories are true, and centre on
the crime capital of Sydney - Kings Cross.
Written by former detective
and whistle blower Glen McNamara who worked the beat in the 1980s, the
crime stories cover obsession from every angle. From police violence,
police informants and their murders, women who kill their mothers,
paedophiles, gang rapists and suicides, this book is a true crime
Written in a laconic style that is easy to read,
conversational and in the language of the street, this book takes the
reader into the back streets and into the sordid workings of the
Several of the criminals in the book are due for release
It includes Schapelle Corby's case and an informant's
information about a baggage handlers involvement in drug trafficking.