Chief Jack Mannion becomes the police chief of Washington D.C. and cleans up the nation's capitol.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Craig T. Nelson ...  Chief Jack Mannion 89 episodes, 2000-2004
Roger Aaron Brown ...  Deputy Chief Joe Noland 89 episodes, 2000-2004
Sean Patrick Thomas ...  Det. Temple Page 89 episodes, 2000-2004
Elizabeth Marvel ...  Off. Nancy Parras / ... 88 episodes, 2000-2004
Lynne Thigpen ...  Ella Farmer 66 episodes, 2000-2003
Jonathan LaPaglia ...  Det. Kevin Debreno 66 episodes, 2001-2004
Wayne Duvall ...  Sgt. Phil Brander 43 episodes, 2000-2004
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Despite having over 30 law enforcement agencies, Washington DC still has the highest crime rate in the US. With politics and indifference being a large factor in this, the city hires Newark PD Chief Jack Mannion, a movie-quoting, lounge-singing former NYPD transit cop who claims he can (and has successfully) cut a city's crime rate in half with his get-with-it-or-report-to-meter-maid-duty attitude, to take over as commissioner of the DC Police. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Based loosely on the career of NYPD Deputy Commissioner Jack Maple. See more »

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Very Promising
7 January 2002 | by JYJSee all my reviews

The District aired for the first time in Iceland tonight and i have to say that i was highly impressed with the show. Craig T Nelson is excellent in his role and hopefully this show will get better and better. Law and Order is on the top of my list for police shows but this show is very promising. Keep up the good work.


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Official Sites:

CBS

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USA

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English

Release Date:

7 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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The District See more »

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(89 episodes)

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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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