List of fictional portrayals of the NYPD
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- Shafer City Stories by Jesse Aaron (novel about patrol in the NYPD's East Harlem precinct)
- A Spirit of Evil by Lisa Cotoggio (Detective Michael Steiner)
- The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green (1878) (features Police Detective Ebenezer Gryce)
- The Cop and the Anthem (1904), a well-known short story by O. Henry
- McKee of Centre Street by Helen Reilly (1933) (the first police procedural mystery to feature Inspector Christopher McKee of the New York Police Department)
- Darkhouse by Alex Barclay (Detective Joe Luchesi)
- Ellie Hatcher novels by Alafair Burke (Detective Ellie Hatcher)
- In Death series (1995–present) (Lieutenant Eve Dallas; Captain Ryan Feeney; Detective Delia Peabody; Detective Ian McNab))
- Lincoln Rhyme novels by Jeffery Deaver (Officer Amelia Donaghy; Captain Howard Cheney; Detective Kenny Solomon; Detective Eddie Ortiz; Detective Paulle Selltto)
- -FAKE- manga by Sanami Matoh (Detective Dee Laytner; Detective Randy "Ryo" Maclean; Jemmy J. "JJ" Adams; Chief Smith)
- To Kill a Cop by Robert Daley
- Perfect Pawn (2013), Queen's Gambit (2014), Small Town Secrets (2014), Bishop's Gate (2015), Little Boy Lost (2015), NYPD Cold Case - Katherine White Murder (2015) by Andrew G. Nelson (James Maguire, Alex Taylor)
- Detective First Grade by Dan Mahoney (Detective Brian McKenna,Detective Tommy Pacella,Chief Ray Brunette)
- One Police Plaza (1984), Suspects (1986), Black Sand (1989), Exceptional Clearance (1991), Cleopatra Gold (1993), Pigtown (1995), Chains of Command (1999) written by William Caunitz. Who retired at the rank of Lieutenant from the NYPD and commanded a detective squad while serving in the department.
- Fort Freak, a mosaic novel edited by George R. R. Martin.
- Heat Wave (2009), Naked Heat (2010), Heat Rises (2011) by Richard Castle (Detective Nikki Heat; Detective Raley; Detective Ochoa; Captain Montrose; ME Lauren Parry)
- Kate Mallory novels by Carol O'Connell (Kate Mallory, Louis Markowitz, Sgt. Riker, Lt. Coffey)
- 87th Precinct novels by Ed McBain (Steve Carella, Meyer Meyer, Arthur Brown, Eileen Burke, Cotton Hawes, Bert Kling and others). Though the city is fictional, McBain's world is all but in name that of Manhattan's finest.
- The Michael Bennett series by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.
- Precinct by Michael Grant
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Here is a list of motion pictures featuring the NYPD.
Here is a list of music videos featuring the NYPD.
- "Breathe" by Fabolous.
- "Dick in a Box" by Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg.
- "Fairytale of New York" by The Pogues.
- "Hate It or Love It" by The Game and 50 Cent.
- "Locked Up" by Akon.
- "Nookie" by Limp Bizkit.
- "One Mic" by Nas.
Here is a list of video games featuring the NYPD.
- The Warriors by Rockstar Games.
- Driver: Parallel Lines by Reflections Interactive.
- Spider-Man by Activision.
- Spider-Man 2 by Activision.
- Ultimate Spider-Man by Activision.
- Spider-Man 3 by Activision.
- Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophecy in US) by Quantic Dream.
- True Crime: New York City by Activision.
- The Godfather: The Game by Electronic Arts.
- Max Payne by Remedy Entertainment/Rockstar Games.
- Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne by Remedy Entertainment/Rockstar Games.
- Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty by Konami.
- Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. have the Liberty City Police Department (LCPD), which is based on the NYPD.
- Parasite Eve by Square Enix.
- Officer Tracy from Battle Arena Toshinden by Takara.
- Hotel Dusk: Room 215 by Cing