Commission from Court TV in 2000 during the making of BROOKLYN NORTH HOMICIDE TASK FORCE, a 10 part TV documentary series on the work of an elite group of homicide detectives.
The phone is always ringing in the "nine oh" (90th precinct) squad room.
(scans are from dupes)
Scene of a malicious hit and run
Readying for a callout
Scene of multiple homicide. "Gangbangers" often use bmx bikes in the projects as they are fast in alleyways and stairwells
Surrounding tall buildings in the projects are secured as best as possible before detectives arrive to investigate multiple shooting but the atmosphere remains very tense
Briefing "the boss" at the 90th precinct on the multiple homicide case
I have to be careful what I say and what work I show. This woman is helping police with their inquiries.
This officer was regarded as the finest interrogator
There is much time spent in contemplation, reflecting on cases, waiting to give evidence in court, waiting for forensics reports, waiting for verdicts.
Cigar at the ready to celebrate, a detective hopes for a conviction. The ring signifies Detective First Grade.
The boss at the "seven three" celebrates closing a case.