When a sniper is taking out cops, the department tries to find out who it is. In the meantime, Hooker is training cadets at the academy and one of the cadets is the shooter. When Hooker meets him, he has an uneasy feeling about him. Hooker then does a background check on him and discovers that he is using the identity of a man whom he served with in Vietnam and Hooker learns that the man is some kind of mad dog killer and criminal. The man then plants explosives at the academy and threatens to blow it up unless they give him what he wants. When he booby traps the academy where he set himself up, Hooker thinks that he and Romano, being Vietnam vets, to have the best chance of dealing with him. Written by
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Sergeant Hooker states that if the shooter wanted to actually kill policemen, he would aim at the gas tank of the police car. A bullet penetrating a gas tank is not likely to do much more than simply puncture it, as gasoline is only flammable and not explosive. See more
[conversing via speakerphone
What do you propose, Sergeant?
Sgt. T.J. Hooker
Romano and I go in, alone, Mr. Major.
Officer Vince Romano
We've crawled through the same rice paddies as Wyman.