Cops and Robbers Author:Donald E. Westlake What were two nice cops doing in a heist like this? — Tom and Joe. A pair of New York's finest. Good family men, too, with homes and wives and kids in the suburbs while they drove into New York each day to their frustrating, underpaid job - riding a patrol car in the concrete jungle. What were a couple of nice guys like these doing, gently liftin... more »g a cool ten million in securities, leaving both Wall Street and the Mafia holding the bag?