A New York Cop with Mob Connections

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Former New York police detective Louis Eppolito enters federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., March 13, 2006. Seth Wenig/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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Louis Eppolito

Former New York police detective Louis Eppolito enters federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., March 13, 2006.

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Louis Eppolito was a decorated New York cop who came from a longtime mob family. Then he was convicted of working as a mob hit man. But his conviction was recently overturned on a technicality.

Renee Montagne speaks with Robert Drury, an author and journalist who has written about Eppolito's life.

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