87th Precinct

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The 87th Precinct series is a Long Running Book Series in the Police Procedural genre, written by Ed McBain (the crime-fiction writing pseudonym of Evan Hunter). It features a revolving cast of police officers from the eponymous precinct, in an unnamed city that isn't exactly New York.

There have been several screen adaptations, including the feature films Cop Hater (1958), The Mugger (1958), The Pusher (1960), and Fuzz (1972); a short-lived weekly series, 87th Precinct (1961-62); and three Made for TV Movies, Lightning (1995), Ice (1996), and Heatwave (1997).

Tropes used in 87th Precinct include: