Reese is dismayed to learn that the next number that the machine dispenses is someone that he respects and admires: Detective Carter. In the process, he and Finch learn more about her, including that she is a single mother and a war veteran. They are however unaware of how her military life has affected her police work. As a principled and clean cop, Carter has many enemies, both inside and outside the force. Reese and Finch believe that the attempt on her life that the machine sees will come from one of three sources. The first is the current primary case on which she is working, where one of her snitches, a young black man named Ronny Middleton, is gunned down in a drive-by, with the suspected killer being a gun runner by the name of Hector Alvarez. The second is the chronic domestic abuse case of Mr. and Mrs. Kovach, the latter who, at the last minute, always comes to her husband's defense. Carter is worried that Mrs. Kovach won't be able to defend him the next time he beats her ... Written by
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Carter's given name of Jocelyn, or Joss, is revealed. See more
In the flashback sequence of Carter as an Army Intelligence Officer, she is seen wearing Chief Warrant Officer 1 bars on both the left and right side of her collar on a Battle Dress Uniform. On that uniform, Army officers wore their rank insignia on the right side of the collar and their branch insignia (in Carter's case, Military Intelligence) on the left. See more
I already told the other Americans I deliver fruits and vegetables
You deliver explosives for Al-Qaeda. Your cell is responsible for a suicide bomb that killed three U. S. soldiers in Fallujah. You should tell me the location of the remainder of those explosives.
[Yusuf is silent
Talk to me, or else you're gonna have to talk to my boss. And believe me when I tell you, you don't want to talk to my boss.
Detective Joss Carter
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