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Inside/Outside Station Nine

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From the Pittsburgh Police series
by John Marshall
black and white, 90 min, 1970




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A number of short sequences show some of the events and people in the daily lives of several policemen: their intervention in domestic quarrels, the handling of a hit-and-run case, the approaches taken toward loitering youths, a drunk and disorderly charge being made in Magistrate's Court, and the interrogation of a burglary suspect. Police force candidates are shown being interviewed by members of the police department. They discuss their reasons for wanting to be policemen and their thoughts about themselves and their jobs, placing the film in the context of the community from which the department draws its personnel.

Other films in the Pittsburgh Police series:
After the Game
A Forty Dollar Misunderstanding
The 4th and 5th and the Exclusionary Rule
Henry is Drunk
The Informant
Investigation of a Hit and Run w/ Legal Discussion
Manifold Controversy
901/904
Nothing Hurt But My Pride
Three Domestics
Twenty-One Dollars or Twenty-One Days
Two Brothers
Vagrant Woman
Wrong Kid
You Wasn't Loitering
Youth and the Man of Property

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