American Takedown

  • 2015
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A behind-the-scenes look at the work done by highly specialized tactical law enforcement units across the U.S. as they work to bring down some of the most cunning and dangerous criminals in the country.

Busting a Stash House
The El Paso Sheriff's Department focuses their operation on a suspected drug stash house in this collection of scenes from "Border Crimes."
Meet the Border Crime Initiative Unit
Meet the members of the Border Crime Initiative unit tasked with investigating drug trafficking in El Paso County in this scene from "Border Crimes."
The Value of a Victim's Testimony
Members of Cuyahoga County's Sexual Assault Kit Task Force describe the importance of a victim's testimony to the criminal prosecution of a rapist in (more…)
Questioning a Rape Suspect
Officers interrogate a man suspected of raping three women in this scene from "Sexual Assault."
Safely Busting a Trafficking Ring
Taking down a sex trafficking ring means taking enormous care to ensure the safety of officers and victims, as a St. Paul task force proves in this co (more…)
Tracking a Sex Ring Suspect
The St. Paul Human Trafficking Task Force tails a major suspect in a multi-state sex ring case in this scene from "Human Trafficking."
Going Undercover to Nab a Dog Fighting Suspect
An informant works with law enforcement to find out more about a man accused of breeding puppies for dog fighting in this collection of scenes from "D (more…)
Meet Janette, Dog Fighting Specialist
Janette Reever, Deputy Manager of Animal Fighting Response for the Humane Society of the United States, explains her work to free dogs from brutal blo (more…)
Intercepting Drug Traffickers
The Coast Guard seizes a boat carrying millions of dollars in drugs in this collection of scenes from “Drug Trafficking.”
The Coast Guard Fires on a Hazardous Boat
The Coast Guard spots a boat adrift in the ocean that could become a hazard, so they fire upon the vessel and sink it in this scene from “Drug Traffic (more…)

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  • Premiered: June 25, 2015
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A behind-the-scenes look at the work done by highly specialized tactical law enforcement units across the U.S. as they work to bring down some of the most cunning and dangerous criminals in the country. (more)

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