Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, formerly Atlanta police officer and CIA-trained interrogator, is given the opportunity to run her own division of elite officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Her unusual procedure for obtaining confessions, blatant disregard for politics, and country accent make her a marked woman. However, with all the bluster and bravado, she still maintains her title, The Closer. Written by
Willie Nelson Crane Jr
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Did You Know?
Former Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti
is a Consulting Producer on The Closer, and Los Angeles Police Department detective Mike Berchem
is the show's Technical Advisor. See more
Sgt. David Gabriel
You brought your cat to a crime scene?
Brenda Leigh Johnson
It's not my cat, it just lives with me and eats at my house.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.33