Robert Leuci, the undercover cop who exposed the corruption in police ranks and was the basis of the book, Prince of the City, is mentioned in the Times. The film, Prince of the City, was based on the Richard Daley book, and stars Treat Williams as the Leuci-type cop, but more importantly, it stars Jerry Orbach, Gothamist's favorite actor this side of Hugh Jackman. And J.K. Simmons. According to Amazon, Prince and the City is for Law & Order and Homicide addicts, which Gothamist definitely is.
Leuci has been writing books, such as Blaze about cops and the underworld.