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"AARGH!... Police Brutality..."
―Vinnie screaming in pain

Police Brutality is the seventh chapter of Part I in Max Payne.


Max is following Vinnie through the trains until Vinnie jumps to another rooftop where Max proceed to do the same. Max kill all the mobsters attacking him and chase after Gognitti with a police helicopter following Payne. Vinnie ask the gangsters to slow Max down but failed and the chase continues.

Max traverse down to reach a construction site where Vinnie escape through a lift. Max kill many gangsters on his way to find the door is blocked by Vinnie. Another path he saw was through the ceiling where he saw 2 gangsters securing profit for the Valkyr deal. He crash through the ceiling and kill the 2 gangsters and proceed on his way. He soon found Vinnie blood trail to the apartment.

In an apartment room, he saw a news of Jim Bravura interviewed about Payne's chase. Max knew that Bravura is a good guy and he threw his chase down in couple rooftops. Max continue to kill more Punchinellos until Vinnie found out the door is locked and forced to fight Max. Max fight the remaining Punchinellos defending Vinnie and corner Vinnie.

Max interrogate Vinnie about Lupino's location and threaten him with a gun to his head, only to reveal the gun is empty. Vinnie broke and tell Max that Lupino is in his own nightclub, Ragna Rock.



On the PS2/Xbox version, this chapter is divided into three sub-chapters: Better than the Last One, Ice Hard and Slick and All a Blur.

Obtainable Accomplishments[]


Police Brutality

Complete 'Part I Chapter 7: Police Brutality' on any difficulty





  • After the cutscene of Vinnie trying to get through a locked door, turn left and stand up on the ledge. From here you can jump to another ledge to the left, where you can drop into an alley with a door. Go through and you will be in a room full of molotovs. Follow the corridor to return to where Vinnie is.

Max Payne Chapters
The American Dream Prologue · Roscoe Street Station · Live from the Crime Scene · Playing It Bogart · The Blood Veins of New York · Let the Gun Do the Talking · Fear That Gives Men Wings · Police Brutality · Ragna Rock · An Empire of Evil
A Cold Day in Hell Prologue · The Baseball Bat · An Offer You Can't Refuse · With Rats and Oily Water · Put Out My Flames With Gasoline · Angel of Death
A Bit Closer to Heaven Prologue · Take Me to Cold Steel · Hidden Truths · The Deep Six · Backstabbing Bastard · In the Land of the Blind · Byzantine Power Game · Nothing to Lose · Pain and Suffering
The Darkness Inside Prologue · Elevator Doors · A Criminal Mastermind · The Depths of My Brain · No 'Us' in This · A Sign of Her Passage · A Linear Sequence of Scares · The Million Dollar Question
A Binary Choice Prologue · The Things that I Want · In the Middle of Something · Blowing Up · Routing Her Synapses · Out of the Window · The Genius of the Hole
Waking Up from the American Dream Prologue · Too Stubborn to Die · On a Crash Course · A Mob-War · Dearest of All My Friends · A Losing Game · There Are No Happy Endings · Love Hurts · That Old Familiar Feeling
Part I Something Rotten in the Air · Nothing But The Second Best · Just Another Day at the Office · Anyone Can Buy Me a Drink · Alive If Not Exactly Well
Part II A Dame, A Dork, and A Drunk · A Hangover Sent Direct from Mother Nature · Ain't No Reprievement Gonna Be Found Otherwise · Here I Was Again, Halfway Down the World · It's Drive or Shoot, Sister
Part III Sun Tan Oil, Stale Margaritas and Greed · The Great American Savior of the Poor · A Fat Bald Dude with a Bad Temper · One Card Left to Play