Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.
Same shift. Different day.
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Did You Know?
The pitch for the show to TV executives centered around creating police-precinct characters reminiscent of those in The Office
(2005) or Parks and Recreation
(2009). As a result, creators Michael Schur
and Daniel J. Goor
set off a bidding war in 2012, and quickly sold the idea to Fox before a script was ever written.Andy Samberg
was not part of the proposed series until he suddenly became available after leaving Saturday Night Live
(1975) after seven seasons. See more
Captain Holt pays particular attention to procedure and yet the holster he wears is incredibly unsafe. It features a thumb-break retention strap that can interfere with drawing his revolver during a confrontation. It also leaves the trigger-guard of his revolver uncovered, increasing the likelihood of a negligent discharge while drawing or holstering, and making it possible for someone trying to take his revolver to fire it in the holster. See more