Crime + Punishment (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

Crime + Punishment (2018)




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Amidst a landmark class action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, 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.


Critic Reviews for Crime + Punishment

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Stephen Maing's documentary about the NYPD's illegal policing quotas and other discriminatory practices gets the blood boiling.

January 20, 2018 | Full Review…

The film is a vivid illustration of how racism is perpetrated through the structure of nominally egalitarian institutions.

August 17, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Shines a much-needed light on the kind of policing that could actually make a difference in these communities.

August 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Considering the care this film affords the individual lives portrayed, we understand it must take effect as rapidly as possible. It's a documentary to turn viewers into evangelists, filled with fervor and a belief in investing in the current moment.

May 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Crime + Punishment is a searing look at systemic racism and the 12 NYPD officers brave enough to try and stop it.

January 25, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

What Crime + Punishment does reveal is that when you begin to view people as numbers and quotes to be filled, everyone involved becomes monstrous.

January 24, 2018 | Full Review…

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