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Inside Story Told: Proud to Have Been a New York City Transit Cop, Published by Outskirts Press

Hackettstown, NJ, November 29, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Proud To Have Been A New York City Transit Cop by John R. Martin. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the autobiography and personal memoirs category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

This is a true story about a World War II veteran who becomes a cop, a New York City Transit cop.

Over thirty-five years, from his early days as a Court Officer through to his days as commanding officer of some high profile districts in the Transit Police Department, the stories and adventures of this innovative leader will continue to intrigue readers. A biographical work describing the journey of Captain John Martin through his years of service as a police officer in the City of New York, it is a story about a native New Yorker who joined the New York City Transit Police Department after service in the United States Navy during World War II. It's a story about how he and his partner helped to make the Transit Police Force one of the finest, and one of the biggest, in the country. It's a story about how these two guys charmed the Mayor of the City of New York, upset at least two City Police Commissioners, and forced the City of New York to provide improved police protection for the riding and general public.

Finally, it's a study in human relations and what it takes to provide effective leadership.

311 pages in length, Proud To Have Been A New York City Transit Cop is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the autobiography and personal memoirs category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Proud To Have Been A New York City Transit Cop meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $17.95.

Additionally, Proud To Have Been A New York City Transit Cop can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432765897

Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback white

SRP: $17.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

John R. Martin is a retired New York City police captain who served the Transit Authority and the City of New York for 33 years. He is also a former PBA President of both the Transit PBA and State PBA. He was instrumental in bringing parity to all Transit cops by putting their pay and benefits on a par with those of city cops.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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