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‘We Own This City’ | Decider

HBO’s new drama We Own This City is not light, easy watching. On the contrary, it is a troubling and disturbing portrait of cancerous corruption within the Baltimore Police Department. Created by The Wire‘s George Pelecanos and David Simon, the series brings to life the horrific true story of the rise and fall of the Gun Trace Task Force. Once heralded as one of the best police units in Baltimore, the GTTF enjoyed power and privilege that easily led their ranks into gross corruption. The HBO series takes journalist Justin Fenton’s non-fiction account of the scandal and brings it to life with a star-studded cast including Jon Bernthal, Wunmi Mosaku, Josh Charles, and Jamie Hector. We Own This City isn’t a sequel to The Wire, but a reminder that not even the greatest TV show in history could move the needle on crime and corruption.

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Monica has a BA in Journalism and English from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Journalism and Communications from Quinnipiac University. Monica has worked as a journalist for over 20 years covering all things entertainment. She has covered everything from San Diego Comic-Con, The SAG Awards, Academy Awards, and more. Monica has been published in Variety, Swagger Magazine, Emmy Magazine, CNN, AP, Hidden Remote, and more. For the past 10 years, she has added PR and marketing to her list of talents as the president of Prime Entertainment Publicity, LLC. Monica is ready for anything and is proudly obsessed with pop culture.

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