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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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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

7 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(89 episodes)

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Dolby

Color:

Color

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

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

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I really like this show
29 November 2005 | by dbrazeltSee all my reviews

Although I see it now as reruns, I try to never miss it each day. As a retiree, I have the privilege of watching daytime TV and this is among my very favorite shows. It is much better than the "soaps". I miss Ella. I have enjoyed Craig T. Nelson in each of his several great roles. In this role, he portrays a firm, decisive, leader who "does not suffer fools gladly." He's the kind of leader I really liked to work for. The stories each have morals and each member of the cast seem to be real people. I have spent some time in the D.C. area and appreciate the efforts that are portrayed there. I feel they are presented in an honest, balanced and entertaining way. Sorry that the series in only in re-runs.


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