Rico Amonte was brought out to LA by his older brother Angelo, a detective in the LAPD Robbery/Homicide Division. He is now in his first year, learning to become a professional police ... See full summary »
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 Deputy Rico Amonte (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Senior Deputy Matt Jablonski (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Deputy Chase Williams (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Deputy Gabriela Lopez (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Deputy Mike Moran (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Captain Otis Briggs (13 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Senior Deputy Ryan Layne (8 episodes, 2003-2004)
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Rico Amonte was brought out to LA by his older brother Angelo, a detective in the LAPD Robbery/Homicide Division. He is now in his first year, learning to become a professional police officer, and it's up to Senior Deputy Barnes to teach him the ropes. Their vastly different backgrounds give them opposing points of view on how to police the streets. Amonte's irreverent style can get the job done, but usually not in the way Barnes would call standard procedure. The other training officers are Senior Deputy Matt Jablonski and Senior Deputy Ryan Layne. Jablonski is partnered with Trainee Gabriella Lopez, a young Latina from East LA. Layne's partner is Trainee Chase Williams, a recent law school grad eager to acquire street experience before he becomes a D.A. Written by van_whistler@hotmail.co.uk

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Ernie Hudson, who plays Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Deputy John Henry Barnes, is in real life a Reserve Deputy for the neighboring San Bernadino County Sheriff's Department. See more »

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Deputy Rico Amonte: Sir, I am just trying to make small talk.
Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes: I don't do small talk!
Deputy Rico Amonte: [dissapointed] So I'm not gonna tell you how much I miss Brooklyn, huh? Especially the Summers...
Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes: I don't want to hear your birthday, I don't want to hear your favorite ice cream, I don't want to hear how your dog Skippy died, and I certainly don't want to hear about your bedroom life!
Deputy Rico Amonte: How did you know my dogs name was Skippy?
Senior Deputy John Henry Barnes: Are you pulling roots?
Deputy Rico Amonte: Sir, I do not pull roots, especially when it comes to Skippy. Yellow lab, we had ...
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Shades of a "Bygone Era."
9 March 2004 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

This show reminds me of the days when I was a "Rookie" Police Officer for the City of Ventura, California. I could relate totally to the way Deputy Amonte was being treated like "Crap" by the other Officers. You got a sense of how you're not fully accepted into the group until you "Prove Yourself" to the other Officers that you work with. In that sense, the show was very realistic.

It was amazing to me that with all of the chase scenes, shootings, taking of hostages, fist fights, etc; I never once saw ANY of the Deputies show any type of Report Writing.

I realize that this is Hollywood & they try to show all of the exciting action type "stuff" but they need to show some type of realism because, all of the above mentioned situations requires some type of Crime Report, Incident Report, Traffic Report, etc.

Report Writing is the "Backbone" of Police Work, yet the show never even "skims the surface" of this important function.

Further, Deputy Amonte seemed to always get the "Pretty Women" & he was just a "Rookie". I KNOW that this NEVER HAPPENS during the period when you are a "Trainee." Another thing I noticed was the relationship between Deputy Amonte & his "Training Officer" Deputy Barns (Ernie Hudson), was for the most part "too friendly." especially as the series progressed into the later episodes.

When I was a "Trainee," there was NO relationship that even resembled anything like "Friendly," In fact, we HATED our Training Officers!!! When these "dynamics" began to be noticed, I felt it impacted the show in a "negative" way.

I guess that's the difference between playing the part of a Police Officer & actually BEING a Police Officer. I feel that in order for a Police Show to be "credible" it must show ALL aspects of Police Work & not just the "exciting" part of it.

The "ironic" thing about it is the fact that the person who only "plays" the Police Officer role as an actor gets more money than the person who's REALLY out there doing "REAL POLICE WORK"!!!

All of the other aspects of this show were portrayed pretty good for the most part.


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