The scene where Peter Greene walks around downtown was actually shot at the Canyon of Heroes, as the New York Yankees celebrated their World Championship defeating the Atlanta Braves in October of 1996.
Bruce Payne who was originally going to star in the film and is the film's executive producer, overdubs the voice of Bruce played in the film by Don Leslie. He is credited with a voice over credit during the film's End Credits.
The scene where Nicky G is being held hostage by the three gangsters, the film watching on the film is Caligula, which was produced by Anthony Guccione, whose father Bob is the founder of Penthouse Magazine.
Peter Greene and Erik Schrody previously co-starred in the film, Judgment Night as part of Denis Leary's crew of drug dealers and killers in urban Chicago. In this film, they play NYPD detectives in this film.
The film opens with the aftermath of the Paco drug deal including the Mohawk Man and in the middle of the film, we see how we got to this point and how Paco ended up being killed along with the rest of his crew.