Books: Cops and Jobbers

LAW AND ORDER

by DOROTHY UHNAK 512 pages. Simon & Schuster. $8.95.

THE SUPER COPS by LH. WHITTEMORE 359 pages. Stein & Day. $7.95.

SERPICO

by PETER MAAS 314 pages. Viking. $7.95.

The era of the pig has ended. It is the year of the cop. On TV, at the movies and especially in books, the men in blue are being returned to their once traditional position—just above firemen and below returning war heroes.

There are nearly as many copies of cop books coming off the presses now as there once were junior G-man badges. The first two of the year, Law and Order and The Super...

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