The investigating detail was launched by the actions of Detective , whose insubordinate tendencies and personal problems played counterpoint to his ability as a criminal investigator.
The series was broadcast by the cable network in the United States.
As the second season ended, the focus shifted away from the ports, leaving the new characters behind.
Councilman begins to prepare himself for a mayoral race.
In The Village Voice 's annual critics poll, American Gangster finished 18th in the best albums voting.
Burns states that education comes from many sources other than schools and that children can be educated by other means, including contact with the drug dealers they work for.
Randy's house is firebombed by school bullies for his cooperation with the police, leaving his caring foster mother hospitalized and sending him back to a group home.
Despite the above mentioned awards and unanimous critical approval, The Wire never won a single nor received any major nominations, except for two writing nominations in 2005 and 2008.