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  • Newshour: Chicago Crime Drop

    Newshour: Chicago Crime Drop

    Brief news segment about the various ways Chicago has been successfully battling crime rates. Profiles of CPD Target Response Units, police cameras, Cease Fire, and Project Safe Neighborhoods.

  • Narco


    This video contains a piece entitled “Narco,” an Emmy Award winning TV special about the daily life of Narcotics Officers while on the job. Produced in 1980, the show was used as the pilot for the series “Cops.”

  • [Robert Sandifer murder case #3]

    [Robert Sandifer murder case #3]

    0:00 Jones goes to Shavon Dean’s house to interview neighbors and friends, including her aunt and cousin. Between interviews, he shoots the shrine that has been erected in front of her house.

  • [The 90’s raw: Norval Morris]

    [The 90’s raw: Norval Morris]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interview with Norval Morris (1923-2004), University of Chicago law professor and advocate for criminal justice. He describes the iniquities in the American criminal justice system.

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Rhonda Daniels]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Rhonda Daniels]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. This tape features Rhonda Daniels, a cartoon artist who lives in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Daniels talks about her art as a way to express and educate about life in the “urban jungle” and demonstrates her artwork while she talks about the challenges of life in the city, including racism, drugs, crime, and poverty.

  • [Chicago Slices raw : Ben Joravsky interviews Candace Howell]

    [Chicago Slices raw : Ben Joravsky interviews Candace Howell]

    Raw footage for the TV program Chicago Slices. In this video, journalist Ben Joravsky interviews Candace Howell at her building in Edgewater, a followup to his 1992 feature on Howell’s success reducing crime in her building.

  • Elmore Leonard’s Criminal Records

    Elmore Leonard’s Criminal Records

    BBC documentary on the mystery/crime author Elmore Leonard. It details the meticulous research Leonard conducts for his books and also features Leonard and people close to him reading excerpts from his books.

  • The Battered Badge

    The Battered Badge

    TV program chronicling the stress and emotional problems that accompany police work in Chicago. Based on interviews with mostly unidentified current and former Chicago police officers. These officers recount some of the terrible occurrences and situations faced by them, and how they dealt with the emotional aftermath of these situations. Includes interviews, still photos, and current “ride along” footage. Hosted by Joel Daly.

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