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Law and Order (1976)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Action  -  6 May 1976 (USA)
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Deputy Chief Brian O'Malley
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Johnny Morrison
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Aaron Levine
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Insp. Ed Shea
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Karen Day
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Rita Wasinski
Biff McGuire ...
Lt. Lenihan
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Margaret O'Malley
Scott Brady ...
Sgt. Brian O'Malley Sr.
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Pat Crowley
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Patrick O'Malley
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Arthur Pollack
Whitney Blake ...
Mary-Ellen Crowley
Tom Clancy ...
Hennessey
James Whitmore Jr. ...
Pete Caputo
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Story follows three generations of a family in the New York City Police Department.

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movie shows the life of 3 generations of NYC Police officers
27 November 1998 | by (philadelphia,PA ( USA)) – See all my reviews

This movie is about 3 generations of NYC Police officers and the problems that they face. Movie shows the moral problems as well as some psychological questions that the police officers face , and are facing even today. It's been a long time since I have seen this film but I remember it as being very realistic and in my experience very true to life . My only disappointment is that this movie has not been available on video cassette. The movie brings out many of the problems which face our police officers even today especially the moral ones which are being addressed in our departments today.


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