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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

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 Brenda Leigh Johnson (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Will Pope (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 David Gabriel (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
Robert Gossett ...
 Russell Taylor (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Louie Provenza (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Fritz Howard (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Andy Flynn (108 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Buzz Watson (108 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Mike Tao (107 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Julio Sanchez (105 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Irene Daniels (44 episodes, 2005-2009)
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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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Kyra Sedgwick 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 »

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Brenda Leigh Johnson: Do I look hurt to you, Will?
Asst. Police Chief Will Pope: No. Unless I'm mistaken, that's your angry face.
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Characters and relationship dynamics are the focus ....
9 July 2006 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

The crime aspect of this show is pretty good, but not extraordinary. This should NOT be the reason to watch the show. If you're looking for that, look somewhere else.

Watch the show for the charming character portrayed by Kyra Sedgewick, who looks like she's in over her head and a mess, but never really is. You won't like her much at first, then she'll start to grow on you and you can't wait for the next episodes. Watch it for the old Lt. Provenza, who you probably wouldn't mind punching in the face ... then episodes later, he's one of your favorite characters on the show. The characters is what makes this show good, and the crimes only further bring out their own .. uh .. character. The script dialog is also very witty. And the acting is very, very good.

If that's what you're looking for, then great. If you're looking for CSI, watch CSI. :)


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