Harry Edgerton

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Harry Edgerton
Born New York City, New York
Police career
Department Baltimore Police Department
Country United States
Rank Detective
For the scientist and businessman see Harold Eugene Edgerton

Harry Edgerton is a former detective of the Baltimore Police Department. He is notable for his work in the Homicide Unit [1] and on the investigation of drug dealer Melvin Williams with former BPD Detective Ed Burns and the Drug Enforcement Administration.[2] He is notable for working under Sergeant Roger Nolan and Lieutenant Gary D'Addario whose Homicide unit was featured in David Simon's Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets book. [3] The son of a New York jazz pianist, Edgerton would provide the inspiration for Homicide: Life on the Street character Frank Pembleton [4] played by Emmy Award winner Andre Braugher.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon, David (2006) [1991]. Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (4th ed.). Owl Books. p. Inset. ISBN 0-8050-8075-9. 
  2. ^ Alvarez, Rafael (2004). The Wire: Truth Be Told. New York: Pocket Books. 
  3. ^ Simon, David (2006) [1991]. Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (4th ed.). Owl Books. p. Inset. ISBN 0-8050-8075-9. 
  4. ^ "Detectives vs Characters".