|Battles are being fought everyday in the streets of our cities. It’s a fight between the criminals trying to gain control of our neighborhoods, and the law enforcement officers doing everything they can to maintain peace in our cities. We ride along with the men and women who brave the dangers of the metropolitan slums as they take down some of the area’s toughest delinquents while bringing peace and justice to the city’s they protect.
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Battles are being fought everyday in the streets of our cities. It’s a fight between the criminals trying to gain control of our neighborhoods, and the law enforcement officers doing everything they can to maintain peace in our cities. We ride along with the men and women who brave the dangers of the metropolitan slums as they take down some of the area’s toughest delinquents while bringing peace and justice to the city’s they protect.
Three complete episodes on one DVD:
Episode One: Battle For Brick City
A battle is being waged in Newark between the criminals who have made it one of the most violent cities in the country, and the Newark police who call ‘Brick City’ their home. Different police units work together to reclaim their city block by block. Officers Philip Turzani and Robert Candelaria from the Street Crimes Narcotics Unit are partners fighting to rid the city of drugs. It is a dangerous task and they work closely together to make sure they go home safely everyday. Detective Tina Bailey is the only woman in an elite unit of 25 detectives who form the Robbery Homicide Unit. Newark has one of the highest auto theft rates in the country, and to combat this Lt James O’Connor runs the Auto Theft Task Force.
Episode Two: Murder Three Times
Indianapolis is a seemingly quiet mid-western city, surrounded by farm country. But as the city has grown, so has its crime rate. The homicide squad of the Indianapolis Police Department is a busy place and we follow 3 late shift detectives on 3 separate murder investigations. Michael Crooke and his partner Michael Mitchell are senior squad members and veterans to hundreds of homicides. Detective Timothy Knight is the only detective on the squad who is also an ordained minister and brings a certain righteousness to the job. He investigates a man found shot in his car. Detective Tom Lehn is the rookie on the squad and he still has a lot to learn. His case involves a woman found stabbed in her apartment.
Episode Three: Straight Shooters
Baltimore, Maryland is a city of neighborhoods full of working people. Here, like any city, the people on the streets have a dark side. In Baltimore the dark side of drugs, guns and feuds leads to murder, a total of 300 homicides a year for the past 10 years. Homicide Detective Homer Pennington works long and emotionally draining hours to try and keep murder off the streets. He and his partner are called to a fatal shooting on the corner of a street where he unravels a drug related story in which the victim’s fiancée witnessed the murder. Homicide detective Robert Patton has a vision in life, to try to make a difference. He is trying to solve a murder case for which his only lead is a woman seen running away covered in blood who he needs to find.
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NTSC - 4:3
Viewer Discretion Advised - Rating: TV-PG
Total Running Time: 157-minutes
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