The name of the division that the police worked out of was New York's 41st Precinct in the South Bronx. The name of it's police station headquarters was Precinct Station House 41. It is stated in the film's storyline to be not a precinct house but rather a fort in hostile territory, hence the nickname "Fort Apache" of the film's title, an allusion and reference to the famous Fort Apache of the old American West, itself previously the title of a famous John Wayne
movie [See: Fort Apache
(1948)]. See more
When Murphy and Corelli take off after the purse snatcher, a shot from inside their vehicle, looking through the windshield, reveals that the rear-view mirror has been removed. In the next shot, from outside the car, the rear-view mirror is in its proper place. See more
Your Precinct has the worst absentee record in the city, the most disability claims, the highest percentage of men on sick call, the least convictions per arrest, and you want me to believe there are no men on the take!
So they toss a numbers runner for a couple of dollars, turn a pimp upside down for a little loose change, there's nobody getting rich up here.
There's nobody doing anything up here that I can see, these men aren't motivated
Motivated ? This is Siberia, Connolly. 65% of the men ...
Written by Hank Williams Jr.
Performed by Hank Williams Jr.
Courtesy of Elektra Records and Curb Productions
(P) 1980 Elektra Records See more