Detective Story is a 1951 film noir which tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad.
It features Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker and William Bendix.
An embittered New York cop leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city’s lowlife. They include a pair of burglars, a young petty embezzler, a naive shoplifter and a backstreet abortionist.
It was nominated for four Academy Awards