TV show The Wire on the work of the police, there are no crazy gimmicks or special effects, no super cop who single-handedly save the world. This TV show shows the real police work - tedious ambushes, long wiretapping phones and tedious information gathering, shorter operative work without real romance and heroism. It is for this episode fell in real servants of the law and criminals that caused the series of fun weaving a plot with real events.
Gangsters one gang used the same trick for the conspiracy that the bandits from the show, it allowed detectives to calculate their actions. As a result, a band was discovered and defused, in fact as well as in the series.