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Blue Bloods in Action

Actor Donny Wahlberg shows he still got it on the set of Blue bloods as it is being film in Brooklyn New York.The production took place on McDonald Ave and 18th Ave under the F train in Borough Park today.In the scene Mr Walhberg has to take down a would be bicycle thief , who does not manage to get far from the cop , even on a bike. The Blue Bloods set is one of many that have been film in New York over the pass year.There seems to be a bigger push this year to get films about New York shot directly within the city bounds.

Photo: copyright@2011 Curtis Means – Ace Pictures

The series follows the Reagan family of police officers with the New York City Police Department who are Irish American. Francis “Frank” Reagan (Tom Selleck) is the Police Commissioner. He’s a Vietnam veteran who served in the Marines before he joined the NYPD. He’s widowed with four grown children: Danny, Erin, Jamie, and Joseph. Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) is a top NYPD detective but is sometimes hard-nosed and does not always go by the book. He is also a former Marine who saw combat service in Iraq.

Erin (Bridget Moynahan) is an assistant district attorney in Manhattan who prosecutes many of the criminals Danny arrests. Jamie (Will Estes) is a recent graduate of Harvard Law School and is a rookie police officer on the police force after graduating from the police academy.

Henry (Len Cariou) is Frank’s father and a retired police commissioner who usually provides advice to his son and grandchildren. Frank’s middle son, Joe, who was an NYPD Police Detective who died in the line of duty, was involved with the FBI investigating a group of dirty cops (The Blue Templar). Joe was murdered by these dirty cops when his covert investigation into their corruption was getting too close.

The FBI tried to recruit Jamie to pick up Joe’s investigation. Jamie conducted his own covert investigation into Joe’s death. Joe’s murderers tried to kill Jamie by tampering with the brakes on his car but failed. Jaime informed his father Frank, his brother Danny, and his grandfather Henry about his suspicions after the attempt on his life.

Along with Erin, they joined together and completed Joe’s investigation of the group of corrupt cops, who were operating within a fraternal organization of cops called the Blue Templars. After gathering sufficient evidence to obtain arrest warrants, Frank leads a team of police officers, including Danny and Jamie, and they arrest all the corrupt cops at a covert meeting while they are dividing up stolen drug money. A corrupt detective named Sonny Malevsky (Michael T. Weiss) who was leading the gang of dirty cops admits to killing Joe but Malevsky commits suicide with his own service pistol after confessing to the murder.

Other characters include Kelly (Andrea Roth), a reporter Frank is dating who is always trying to get the story before Frank wants the public to know about it, Detective Jackie Curatola (Jennifer Esposito), Danny’s police partner and Linda (Amy Carlson), Danny’s wife and mother to their two children.

Jamie was engaged to Sydney (Dylan Moore), a fellow Harvard graduate who has recently broken off their engagement. Erin is divorced and has one daughter, Nicky. Jamie’s field training officer is Sergeant Anthony Renzulli (Nicholas Turturro), who is tough but fair, and thinks Jamie has the potential to be a good police officer.

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