Captain Ray Holt takes over Brooklyn's 99th precinct, which includes Detective Jake Peralta, a talented but carefree detective who's used to doing whatever he wants. The other employees of the 99th precinct include Detective Amy Santiago, Jake's over achieving and competitive partner; Detective Rosa Diaz, a tough and kept to herself coworker; Detective Charles Boyle, Jake's best friend who also has crush on Rosa; Detective Sergeant Terry Jeffords, who was recently taken off the field after the birth of his twin girls; and Gina Linetti, the precinct's sarcastic administrator.
Their unit is BIGGER than your unit.
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Did You Know?
Jake Peralta's favorite movies are the Die Hard franchise. On Saturday Night Live (1975), Andy Samberg (Jake) played Hans Gruber (the bad guy in Die Hard (1988)) in a sketch called "Bad Guys Good Conversations". See more
Captain Holt is generally regarded for his attention to detail and procedure, however the holster he wears is actually incredibly unsafe. It features a thumb-break retention strap that can interfere with drawing his revolver during a confrontation. The holster also leaves the trigger-guard of his revolver uncovered, increasing the likelihood of a negligent discharge while drawing or holstering, and making it possible for someone trying to take his revolver to fire it in the holster. See more