are 186 patrolmen and a handful of detectives in the 87th
Precinct, but it's never quite enough. Because between petty
crimes and major felonies, between crimes of hate and crimes
of passion, the city never sleeps -- and for these cops, a
day never ends...
The night shift has a
murdered go-go dancer, a firebombed black church, a house
full of ghosts, and a mother trying to get her twenty-two
year-old to come home. The day shift: a naked hippie lying
smashed on the concrete, two murderous armed robbers in Halloween
masks, and a man beaten senseless by four guys using sawed-off
broom handles. Altogether, it's a day in the life. But for
a certain cop in the 87th Precinct, it could just be his last...