“We Own This City Season 1 Episode 2.” ‘We Own This City’ tells the true story of the scandal involving the Gun Trace Task Force of the Baltimore Police Department. The crime drama series is based on Justin Fenton’s 2021 fiction novel of the same name.
Produced on television by David Simon and George Pelecanos (‘The Wire’). The first episode, titled ‘Part One,’ introduces viewers to Sergeant Wayne Jenkins and other members of the BPD Gun Trace Task Force involved in illegal activities and corruption.
Meanwhile, Nicole Steele, a lawyer working for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, begins investigating BPD officials after filing various complaints about their behavior. Now, know about We Own This City Season 1 Episode 2.
We Own This City Season 1 Episode 2 Release Date
We Own This City Season 1 Episode 2 will be released on May 2, 2022, on HBO Network. New episodes arrive weekly on Monday with an average watching time of 58 minutes.
We Own This City Season 1 Episode 2 Spoilers
We Own This City Season 1 Episode 2, In his early days at work, Jenkins learned the true weight of city politics in policing. Jensen and Sieracki interviewed someone eager to talk to Jemell Rayam about GTTF tactics. Sean Suiter has been charged with felony criminal mischief, McDougall has contacted Scott Kilpatrick to take his case to Feds, and Steele has heard Hersl’s critics.
We Own This City Season 1 Episode 1 Recap
The first episode of the series opens in 2017 with Sergeant Wayne Jenkins (Jon Bernthal) giving a presentation to members of the BPD Academy. Jenkins is adamant that the law allows police to be more aggressive on the streets and more aggressive if necessary. He advises trainees to look for cases that will lead them to drugs and arms, thus forgiving their ways of achieving results.
The incident then shifted to an interrogation room where FBI agent Erika Jensen spoke to Momodu “G Money” Gondo, a member of the BPD’s Gun Trace Task Force. Jensen asks Gondo about his involvement in drug distribution with Wayne Jenkins.
In 2017, Jenkins leads a GTTF attack on Collington Square. Police confiscated drugs and a large number of firearms from the area, leading to Jenkins’ fame. In the interrogation room, Jensen asks Gondo about Antonio Shropshire and his connections with the criminal world.
Gondo admits he was involved in crime before meeting Shropshire. The incident shifted to 2015 when David McDougall of the Harford County Narcotics Task Force investigated a heroin racket. The explosion leads McDougall to Aaron Anderson, who they believe is a key player in the racket.
Meanwhile, Nicole Steele, a lawyer for the Office of Human Rights, met with Ahmed Jackson, and they began working to investigate the city police. He explains that the Office of Human Rights has received a number of complaints about extreme police brutality. McDougall’s team finds Anderson by car trackers but recognizes that BPD is also following the criminal.
After growing suspicions about the status of the tracker, McDougall notified the FBI. Steele’s search sheds light on Daniel Hersl, a GTTF member known for his brutality and his many grievances. Steele talks to the Police Commissioner and tries to understand why Hersl has not yet been dealt with.
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