The shift starts with Officer Charlie Burnside pulling a prank on Officer Albert Porter who seems to take it poorly. Porter, a close friend of Reed's, tells Reed, when asked, that it was not the prank but that he thinks Burnside is badge heavy with people in custody. Reed mentions it to Malloy and they decide to keep an eye on Burnside. First case on shift is a robbery where Malloy spots the thief in a car that won't start around the corner from the store. On backup to a call Burnside is handling Reed sees Burnside rough up a suspect resulting in the man being knocked out. Reed reports the incident but the Captain doesn't proceed with charges when the victim states he was struggling with Burnside. Burnside confronts Reed after duty and warns him to be careful as Burnside has an ace up his sleeve. Burnside gives the excuse Reed is angry about his prank on Porter. Reed and Malloy receive a call about a robbery with two armed men resulting in a foot chase to capture both men. Reed and ...
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This was Fred Stromsoe
's first appearance in the role of good natured Officer Jerry Woods. See more
In the scene when Mac informs Officer Reed that charges against Officer Burnside would not be pursued, Mac calls him Kent instead of his character's name, Jim. The person who posted this needs to re-listen to it. Mac say: "'Kay . . . " . . . short for OK . . . and not "Kent." See more