Robert Magone’s New Book “Street Kid to Top Cop” is a Riveting Memoir by a Retired New York City Police Detective and PickPocket Expert

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Recent release “Street Kid to Top Cop” from Page Publishing author Robert Magone is an engrossing autobiography of a Brooklyn childhood in a neighborhood where the teen social life was dominated by gang affiliation, his calling to a career in law enforcement, and his retirement as a celebrated detective, sought-after speaker, and international police trainer.

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Robert Magone, a retired detective with over twenty-eight years of experience in law enforcement and private security work currently residing in Ormond Beach, Florida with Roseann, his wife of fifty-two years, has completed his book “Street Kid to Top Cop”: an eye-opening reflection on the realities of law enforcement in New York City in the late twentieth century.

This is a story of a kid that grew up on the tough streets of Brooklyn, New York. As a teen in the early fifties, his choices were limited. Most kids in the neighborhood turned to gangs and drugs. Bob Magone made a different choice. He pursued a career with the New York City Transit Police Department.

Follow his journey to discover the many cases that lead to a street kid becoming a for-most expert in pickpockets, con games, and credit card frauds. Rising through the ranks to Detective, Bob Magone spent twenty-three years fighting crime in New York City. He became a sought-after speaker and international police trainer, appearing on radio and TV to share his crime-fighting techniques.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Robert Magone’s book is the compelling memoir of a decorated New York City detective.

Readers who wish to experience this engrossing work can purchase “Street Kid to Top Cop” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional New York-based, full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not overwhelmed with logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and the like. Its roster of accomplished authors and publishing professionals allows writers to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues to focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at

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