NYPD

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A Dangerous Mind

The case of Gilberto Valle, “The Cannibal Cop,” and the line between criminal thoughts and action.

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The NYPD Division of Un-American Activities

How New York City built its own CIA.

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Officer Serrano’s Hidden Camera

The battle over stop-and-frisk within the NYPD’s ranks.

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Review of 50 Brooklyn Murder Cases Ordered

During New York’s ’80s and ’90s crack epedemic, a flashy detective who “imagined himself a crusader who created his own rules” and his star witness, a crack addicted prostitute who seemed to constantly be at the scene of homicides, sent dozens of men to prison for life. Now, they are under investigation.

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The Thin Blue Lie

An exposé of the New York Police Department’s Civilian Complaint Review Board.

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What’s Eating the NYPD?

The toll of being a cop on the most successful force in the country.

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The Crack in the Shield

The rise and fall of the Seven-Seven - stationed in the war zone of 1980’s Crown Heights, Brooklyn - and how an idealistic young recruit became part of cash-snatching, drug-reselling, renegade clique of cops

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The NYPD Tapes: Inside a Bed-Stuy Precinct

In 2008, a Brooklyn cop grew gravely concerned about how the public was being served. So he began carrying a digital sound recorder, secretly recording his colleagues and superiors.