The Wire

Actor who played Bodie in 'The Wire' recalls being 'slammed' to ground by police in Baltimore

Actor who played Bodie in 'The Wire' recalls being 'slammed' to ground by police in Baltimore

With the sins of some Baltimore police officers in the news in recent weeks, this testimony from actor J.D.Williams, who played Bodie in “The Wire,” about his experience with cops here while filming the HBO show seems especially relevant.

His recollection comes courtesy of an engrossing oral history of the series by Jonathan Abrams titled “All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire.” It went on sale Tuesday. Read an excerpt from Andre Royo, aka Bubbles,

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