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
Confess. You're hooked.
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had doubts about taking the role, because it meant being away from her family for a few months. Knowing it was a great opportunity, her husband Kevin Bacon
agreed not to work much, and stay home with their children (as Sedgwick had done many times). See more
Brenda Leigh Johnson
If you don't mind, Lieutenant, I like to have the answers before I ask questions.