AWARDS & FESTIVALS
CRIME + PUNISHMENT
Unprecedented examination of the United States' most powerful police department
Criminal Justice • Sociology • Critical Studies
Urban Studies • Ethnic Studies • American Studies
2018. Director & Producer Stephen Maing. Executive Producer Laura Poitras. Producers Ross Tuttle & Eric Daniel Metzgar. Executive Producer for Field of Vision Charlotte Cook.
Amidst a landmark class action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, Emmy Award winner CRIME + PUNISHMENT chronicles the real lives and struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City.
A highly intimate and cinematic experience with unprecedented access, CRIME + PUNISHMENT examines the United States' most powerful police department through the brave efforts of a group of active duty officers and one unforgettable private investigator who risk their careers and safety to bring light to harmful policing practices which have plagued the precincts and streets of New York City for decades.