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The District 

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... See full summary »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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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Official Sites:

CBS

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A körzet See more »

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Runtime:

(89 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Based loosely on the career of NYPD Deputy Commissioner Jack Maple. See more »

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Goodbye, Lynne See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.20 (2010) See more »

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The death of Ella Lynn Thigpen
9 April 2006 | by sweet5redSee all my reviews

Lynn was so awesome.. and not just as an actress but she gave her heart to what she loved.. her life and her character in anything she did.. i never saw the episode with her death and funeral until last night April 8th 2006.. but i cried..and when

the chief knew just where to find the child,

at the race and said lets finish this together for her.. I felt that it was priceless, I use to love to watch Craig T nelson on the coach.But i loved him on the district. I believe i will purchase the DVD set when it comes out. and also look for other shows Lynn was in.. Sweet N Louisiana


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