A by the book female police officer is assigned to the most corrupt precinct in Pittsburgh and told to get it cleaned up.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Todd Hansen
Ken Fraker
Raymond Serra ...
Sgt. Sal Ruby
Charlotte d'Amboise ...
Paige O'Brien
Wendy (as Patty Owen)
Alex Coleman ...
Sam Dolby
Vince Ginelli
Sgt. Clevon Jackson
Frank Converse ...
John Hamilton


When the Chief of Police transfers tough police captain Janet Hamilton to "The Sewer," a crime-infested inner-city precinct, she suspects that many of her own men have been thriving in this lawless wasteland-though she has no idea how deep the corruption goes. Compelled to investigate after a sergeant is mysteriously murdered, Janet discovers that some of Pittsburgh finest are caught up in one of the most explosive and shocking scandals the City of Pittsburgh has ever seen. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Corrupt police, drug crazed gangs, thieves, dope peddlers, hookers and their pimps - that's downtown L.A See more »


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17 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Command in Hell  »

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Suzanne Pleshette Was Great
28 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Suzanne Pleshette, (Capt. Janet Hamilton) gave an outstanding performance as an experienced female officer who has been assigned to clean up a bad section of Pittsburgh, Pa., where police officers rob jewelry stores and deal with prostitutes. Danny Aiello, (Chief) enlists the help of Janet to clean up this police station where even policemen are being killed because they know too much. Capt. Hamilton is also upsetting her husband and they are beginning to start going their separate ways until things start to change in the police station. There are many threats made to Capt. Hamilton, however, their were loyal officers who stood behind her and decided to start informing on their fellow officers. Suzanne Pleshette surprised me with her great acting as a tough Captain who could clean up a very bad police department.

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