The Seven Five, an Interesting Documentary About NYPD Corruption in the 1980s

The Seven Five is a full-length 2014 documentary from director Tiller Russell that explores the rampant police corruption in New York City in the 1980s, focusing mostly on the worst-of-the-worst, the 75th Precinct in East New York.

Meet the dirtiest cop in New York City history. In the 1980s, Michael Dowd patrolled the mean streets of one of the toughest precincts in Brooklyn. He also headed a ruthless criminal network that stole money and drugs, ultimately resulting in the city’s biggest ever corruption scandal. In this explosive true crime saga, Dowd tells all as he relives his days as a mobster with a badge. The story that unfolds is a riveting real-life thriller full of larger-than-life personalities, stunning double crosses, and epic downfalls.

Catch the full documentary on iTunes.

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