Chief Joseph D. McNamara 

Wednesday, November 7, 7:30 p.m. 

Love and Death in Silicon Valley   

In booming high tech Silicon Valley, Sheriff Rusty Carter loses interest in police work when his wife dies of cancer. After he retires, the Sureños gang, for unknown reasons, almost succeeds in murdering Rusty, who kills two gang-bangers in self-defense. Rusty turns to his former Department for help only to find that the Sheriff's Department may be complicit. And a sleazy D.A. may be about to indict him for murder.

The former police chief of San Jose, Joseph D. McNamara started his career as a beat cop in Harlem in New York City. He was the only police chief in the United States to study at Harvard Law School, and hold a Ph.D. from Harvard University. A vocal national spokesperson for Hand Gun Control, Inc. and critic of America's War on Drugs, McNamara has been profiled in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Kansas City Star, The San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News and GQ Magazine. An acknowledged expert on police, he has appeared on Oprah, TODAY, CBS, ABC, NBC morning shows and 60 MINUTES, and FOX TV. He is currently a fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford


Event date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1010 El Camino Real
94025-4349 Menlo Park