The series centers on Kevin Corcoran, an Irish immigrant policeman trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter. It explores the aftermath of the American Civil War as well as the social stratification involving New York's aristocracy and African American population.
In 1864, Kevin Corcoran returns from fighting in the Civil War. Appointed as a New York City police detective, he finds the city full of corruption, class conflict, racial tension and violence. The main events take place in the Five Points Irish neighborhood of New York City.Read more »
Detective Kevin Corcoran seriously shaken by the truth about his wife and child, as well as the betrayal of a best friend. But he is trying to find a place in the city and see the difference between good and evil. Welcome back to Five Points. There are no city limits.Read more »