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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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Storyline

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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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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Trivia

When Lynne Thigpen died unexpectedly, her absence from the show was explained by having her character, Ella Farmer, die. See more »

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For Jack Maple, who lived it See more »

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

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Great TV series
10 May 2006 | by icarus-26See all my reviews

This is a terrific program, and all of the seasons should be released on DVD, including the pilot. Craig T. Nelson, does some really good acting. You really get involved with the storyline, and also, the lives of the characters. The direction is extremely good as is the casting. Written by the man , who, lived it, (with another author) makes all the difference. The stories are much more believable, than most of the police shows, that are being broadcast, at the moment. This program, has a good moral basis. It shows that, even faced with insurmountable odds, if you are determined to make a difference, in the world, you really, can make a difference. Please start releasing the seasons. Thanks.


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