As he begins his new job as squad commander, Sipowicz disobeys orders and keeps a murder investigation open... even though a Japanese man with diplomatic immunity has confessed to the crime.
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In the final shot of the series finale, the camera starts to drift over the empty 15th Precinct squad room and out the doorway transom as the final shot fades to black. Director Mark Tinker said that this shot symbolized the show's audience "passing on" as the show ended its run, while knowing that the characters they loved were continuing their unseen lives. See more
The reason Andy Sipowicz has a Chicago accent is because the actor playing him - Dennis Franz is from Chicago. He is from Maywood,Illinois to be exact. Franz is German decent but the majority of that community is of Italian and Polish decent even to this day. See more