F. Alexander Jackson

Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (21 of 30)
Location: Manitoba, Canada


Top Reviewer Ranking: 41,840 - Total Helpful Votes: 21 of 30
Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir by Amanda Knox
5 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You Have Been Heard, May 12 2013
Amanda's book is wonderfully written. She has real skill as an author. Sadly, her book is also terribly disturbing. That any human being had to go through what she did is unconscionable. That she is still being beleaguered by a pack of ridiculous idiots (those bullies and internet trolls among the Perugian police, Perugian prosecution, Italian courts, losers, and scum that infest the internet,) is totally unacceptable. Still, in the face of all this Amanda has spoken -- and she has spoken honestly and courageously.

In her book, Amanda details the lies, misrepresentations and malfeasance of the Perugian authorities who marked her and her Italian boyfriend out for brutal and… Read more
Honor Bound: My Journey to Hell and Back with Aman&hellip by Raffaele Sollecito
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Young Raffaele Sollecito, who survived 4 years of hell in Perugia,Italy speaks out in his own voice about the brutal wrongful persecution and prosecution of himself and his girlfriend of only a week, Amanda Knox, by the Perugian authorities in the case of the murder of British exchange student, Meredith Kercher on All Saints' Day in November, 2007.

Finally vindicated on appeal by a ruling that he and Ms. Knox "did not do the crime," a ruling apparently available in the Italian legal system. Mr. Sollecito spells out in graphic detail the vicious persecution by police, prosecutors and the lower level court on the basis of nothing more than fantasy, innuendo, and misrepresented… Read more
Special Agent Man: My Life in the FBI as a Terrori&hellip by Steve Moore
Retired Special Agent Moore has written a powerful and honest book that looks at policing at the highest level from inside. Not just from inside "the system," but from inside the heart and mind of an exemplary police officer.

Perfect policing...no. Honourable, honest, forthright policing...hell, yes!!

This book is an excellent read. It contains humour, pathos and is one of the most honest expositions of what it is to be a law enforcement officer, both professionally and personally, I have had the privilege of reading. Not infrequently, peace officers develop an "enforcement attitude" -- everybody is a "bad guy." Once this happens, their usefulness to society, as a… Read more