But, there was one area of real policing where The Wire’s normally unflinching gaze pulled back.
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The Wire is singularly unconcerned with how women fare in these institutions, the fates they face, the options open to them.
Prez, Wallace, Zach Snyder’s translations, and as much traffic as we usually get in two months.
The use of parallel montage gives the impression of a kaleidoscopic and complex view of the city. But what really affects these people’s lives is happening elsewhere.
And it was then that I discovered my admiration for southeastern district commander (and later commissioner) Stan Valchek.
The roundtable isn’t over for another day or so, but let’s go ahead and talk about endings.
There are few works of greater scope or structural genius than the series of fiction pieces by Horatio Bucklesby Ogden, collectively known as The Wire; yet for the most part, this Victorian masterpiece has been forgotten and ignored by scholars and popular culture alike.