What is a New York police car doing in Brazil?
LOCATION: SAO PAULO
A group of Brazilians obsessed with the TV show Law & Order
refurbish NYPD cars and motorcycles
They also wear the NYPD uniform
NAME STRAP: EDUARDO TAI, NYPD FAN
"It really gets people's attention. Many associate it with movies. Some don't understand what this car is doing here."
Impersonating a police officer is a crime in Brazil
but these NYPD fans say they get away with it
because they're not impersonating Brazilian police
NAME STRAP: FABIO DENZIN, NYPD FAN
"Sometimes there is confusion with the vehicles. People think it is a real vehicle that is patrolling the streets of Sao Paulo or is helping the local police in a specific operation."