TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama
The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.
The exterior shots of the Hill Street station were those of an actual Chicago police station. Now no longer used by the city, it was at one time the home of the 7th District, located near the old Maxwell Street Market, and is called "The Hill Street Blues Station". It is used by the University of Illinois-Chicago police. During Prohibition this precinct had the reputation as the most corrupt in the U.S. Its captain once had to distribute his personnel roster to mob bagmen who delivered the weekly payoffs, because they were handing out money to every cop in the place indiscriminately and cops from other stations were showing up on payoff day.
Well, excuse me, mister!
During the opening credits when the police cars pull out of the garage, one of them has the overhead light bar on backwards. You can see that the others have the siren speakers between the lights facing front, while one has it facing to the trunk.
After the credits it shows the MTM kitten wearing a policeman's hat to match this show.