The 21st Precinct: The Bookkeeper

The 21st Precinct, NYPD Police Stories from Actual Cases

08-05-2023 • 28 mins

"21st Precinct" was a popular police procedural radio show that aired from 1953 to 1956. The show was based on real-life police procedures and was set in the titular 21st precinct in New York City. The show followed the day-to-day work of police officers in the precinct as they dealt with a variety of crimes and incidents, from minor offenses to major felonies.

The show was known for its gritty realism and attention to detail. Each episode was based on actual cases that had been handled by the NYPD, and the show's writers took pains to accurately depict police procedures and investigative techniques. The show also had a strong focus on character development, with recurring characters like Captain Kennelly and Detective Burns displaying complex personalities and motivations.

The sound effects and music of "21st Precinct" were also notable, with the show's use of authentic police radio chatter and sirens helping to create a vivid and immersive audio experience for listeners. The show's actors were also top-notch, with Everett Sloane giving a particularly memorable performance as Captain Kennelly.

"21st Precinct" was one of the most popular police procedural radio shows of its time, and helped to establish the genre as a staple of radio drama. The show's legacy has continued to this day, with many fans still enjoying the gritty realism and compelling storytelling of the show's episodes.

These episodes have been digitally remastered and are presented by SolvedMystery.com

For more information about this and other old time radio programs please visit:

https://www.solvedmystery.com .

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