CRIME
03/26/2015 02:43 pm ET Updated Mar 30, 2015

What Crime Used To Look Like (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

The Big Apple's criminal past is under the interrogation lights.

Some 30,000 New York City crime photos taken by the NYPD will be digitized, thanks to a $125,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities announced this week, according to the New York Times.

The photos were taken between 1914 and 1975 by NYPD photo unit officers.

The pictures were stored in boxes after cases were closed, Petapixel reports.

Take a look at a sampling below. Some of the photos may be disturbing.

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