Walk the streets of New York City with a real police detective and visit the actual locations of crime scenes from movies, television shows and real life during this two-and-a-half-hour tour. During the fascinating and informative walk, you'll discover the underworld that lies beneath the glamour and glitz of New York: the hangouts, the haunts and the hideaways of the Big Apple's most notorious criminals, both real and fictional. And you'll hear all the sordid details from a licensed P.I., who's worked with every level of law enforcement, from local to federal. The price of your ticket will also include a free copy of the tour guide's book: A Cop's Guide to Lower Manhattan.
Tour guide Ike Ilkiw was born on the Lower East Side of New York City in the early 1960s. His family moved to Brooklyn in 1963, and he grew up in the Brooklyn Cypress Hills neighborhood. He worked at various jobs, but was appointed to the NYC Transit Police in 1982, and was promoted to the rank of Detective in 1986. It is from his experiences of growing up in New York City and being a NYC Police Detective that he decided to start the NYC Adventure Tours website.
Ike is a licensed New York State Private Investigator, and has worked with every level of law enforcement, from the New York City to the federal level, including FBI, and the DEA.
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Ike has assisted in television show development and story ideas from Amsterdam (2007) and had his first screen credit with Pelham 123 in 2009.
Please note, this tour is not based on the television show Law & Order. It is a walking tour of Lower Manhattan from a police perspective.