Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while interacting with the uptown Manhattan crowd and the black community. Written by
New York, 1865. There are no city limits.
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Did You Know?
Copper is filmed in Canada, and, to mimic the iconic 'Five Points' of New York, the show runners created an entire replica in an old car factory. See more
Detective Kevin Corcoran
Are you all right?
It's not the first dead body I've seen.
In the opening credits, there is a map showing the Five Points as it stood in the show's time period. See more