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
They'll bring you in. She'll make you talk.
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The production team has said that the characters wear colors that either complement or contrast with Brenda's outfit in each scene. Those that complement her colors are on her side or will be helpful to the investigation. Those that contrast are her opposition and/or the guilty party. 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 #26.5