Three undercover police officers in New York City are tasked with solving a 1985 multimillion-dollar jewelry heist. At first they think it's little more than an inside job, but as they go undercover to follow the trail of clues, they encounter a world of murder and violence that involves all five Mafia families and leads right back to the police. In the annals of New York police corruption, one New York Times reporter swears there has never been anything like this. Now, these detectives have come forward tell the story of an investigation years in the making. Taking Down the Mob reveals what it took to crack the case of a lifetime.