Street Justice: The Bronx
With hundreds of gangs roaming the streets and a blackout that consumed the city for days, 1977 was one of the most dangerous years in New York City.
The NYC Blackout of 1977
A killer that became known as the Son of Sam terrorized New York City in 1977, leading to the largest police manhunt in the history of the city.
The Hunt for the Son of Sam
The latest victim of the Williamsbridge Rapist recalls what happened the night she was attacked to a young Detective Friedman.
The Williamsbridge Rapist Strikes Again
Detective Ralph Friedman prefers to be on the streets catching bad guys, not holed up in the precint in meetings.
Ralph Friedman Hates Meetings
To say the south Bronx was dangerous in the 1970's would be an understatement. Officers in the 41st precinct had their hands full with the violent crimes that took place during that time period.
The Murder Capital of the United States
NYPD detective Ralph Friedman describes a time when he and his partners would go undercover in a taxi to catch crimes in progress in the south Bronx.
Going Undercover in a Taxi