Badge #1 : True Stories of a Boston Cop, by Frankie DeSario. Boston police Officer Frank DeSario offers a vivid, true account of his 40 year career on the force. From encounters with mob boss White Bulger and the Winter Hill Gang, to the Boston public school bussing riots, this book gives a ringside view of many of the infamous crimes of the City of Boston. The book also accounts DeSario’s job related encounters with such celebrities as Ms. Shirley MacLaine, Tony DeMarco and The Pope. A real page turner from beginning to end. Paperback.