William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
David Ayer, the director and screenwriter of "End of Watch," spoke to PoliceMag.com about his new cop movie. The one-time "Training Day" writer explains to Web Editor Paul Clinton how he made a movie that is pro law enforcement. Read our companion blog, "'End of Watch' Based On LAPD Cop's Patrol Duty."
End of Watch is an action thriller from the writer of Training Day, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña as young Los Angeles police officers who discover a secret that makes them the target of the country's most dangerous drug cartel.
Two Los Angeles Police Department officers played by Sean Penn and Robert Duval patrol the streets of South Central in Dennis Hopper's 1988 cop classic.
Steve McQueen's San Francisco detective in 1968's "Bullitt" investigates a Chicago mobster's murder and tells villain Robert Vaughn, "You work your side of the street, and I'll work mine."
NYPD detective Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) investigates a drug trafficking case using his hard-edged style in 1971's "The French Connection."
Rough-and-tumble detective Nick Nolte needs help from Eddie Murphy, a wisecracking convict, to catch a a murderous duo in 48 Hrs. (1982).
Clint Eastwood created an icon in his portrayal of San Francisco detective "Dirty" Harry Callahan, whose signature lines and Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum revolver gave him an edge against street thugs.
In L.A. Confidential, from 1997, Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce play cops in 1950s Los Angeles with a noirish backdrop of police corruption and Hollywood sleaze.