Tuesday, April 12, 2022

“We Own This City” on HBO

“We Own This City” is the new dramatic miniseries directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, starring Jon Bernthal ("The Punisher") based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, detailing the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department's ‘Gun Trace Task Force’, premiering April 25, 2022:

“…" the 2000's, the ‘Baltimore Police Department’ struggled to respond to crime with meaningful police work, giving itself over to mass arrest and drug warring instead.

“‘We Own This City’ shows how the department's desperate reliance on statistics over substance eventuall led to the inability of department officials to supervise the ‘Gun Trace Task Force’ and the further inability of the department to discipline rogue police…”

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