Joel Cacace aka Joe Waverly Cacace, a real upstanding human who at 72 is locked up until at least 2020 and is now facing more time than he will ever be able to serve. The Colombo Family has been led by Carmine "The Snake" Persico and the Persicos never follow the rules. Carmine had a brother named Alphonse or Allie Boy, who has since passed on to the big nothing. Allie had been on the lam for 7 years until 1987 when he was caught and sentenced to 25 years in Federal Prison. This is…
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The Shield (TV Series 2002–2008)
TV_MA 60 min - Crime | Drama | Thriller
Users: (7,759 votes) 328 reviews | Critics: 64 reviews The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Abner Louima, Haitian immigrant. Assaulted by NYPD, his case became a symbol of police brutality, capturing national attention. After he was beaten with fists, nightsticks & police radios, officer Justin Volpe kicked & squeezed his testicles, sodomized him with a broken broomstick & shoved it into his mouth, breaking his teeth. Volpe then walked through the precinct with the bloody, excrement-stained stick. Louima received severe damage to his colon & bladder; Volpe received 30 years in…