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The Police Tapes (1977)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Crime | TV Movie 1977
A documentary about a police precinct in the South Bronx.
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Depicts the daily life of gangs within the context of the South Bronx. Deals primarily with two African American and Puerto Rican gangs known as the "Savage Skulls" and the "Savage Nomads".

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Charles Rydell ...
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Anthony Bouza ...
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A documentary about a police precinct in the South Bronx.

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Documentary | Crime

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Not Rated
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Gregory Hoblit says he was 'struck dumb' by the power of this documentary. A few major elements of the documentary were later included in 'Hill Street Blues'. See more »

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