Not everything goes by the books in L.A. Noire. This new trailer provides an insider’s look at the vice crime desk, detailing the internal corruption that plagues the LAPD.

We are also introduced to protagonist Cole Phelps’ vice partner, Roy Earle. Check out the footage below.

L.A. Noire launches for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on May 17. Check out our most recent preview here.