True Stories of the NYPD DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 100 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: August 12, 2000
This is the definitive, behind-the-scenes video history of America's largest and oldest police force.
It boasts some 40,000 officers and has a history stretching back to 1846, which makes it both the largest and oldest police force in the nation. It has been the subject of countless books, films and movies, but its real stories are more captivating than anything the imagination can envision.
TRUE STORIES OF THE NYPD is a fascinating journey through a century and a half of law enforcement in the Big Apple, reliving historic cases and exposing little-known stories of danger and courage. From Teddy Roosevelt to Serpico, we'll examine the personalities that left their mark on the force, along with landmark cases such as the Son of Sam, the Zodiac Killer and the French Connection. And we'll hear from insiders like Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Ed Koch, former commissioners William Bratton, Robert Maguire and Patrick Murphy, and Pulitzer Prize® winning historians Edmund Morris and Edwin Burrows.
This is an extraordinary, behind-the-scenes chronicle of the history of the NYPD.